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    28 comments  ·  Waze Suggestion Box » Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    29 comments  ·  Waze Suggestion Box » Waze client - general  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    There needs to be _some_ way for Waze to proceed when GPS goes away. A couple years ago, when I had a phone without GPS, another free nav service would present turn instructions one at a time, and the driver would click "next" (or "back") as he progresses. Waze could do exactly the same thing and solve the client problem.

    On the route analysis side, knowing that a road segment is a tunnel could prompt Waze to calculate average speed of tunnel segments.

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    58 comments  ·  Waze Suggestion Box » Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Great news! The Waze Beacons Program is in the works and constantly expanding.
    The Waze Beacons Program is the first scalable, affordable solution in the world to power navigation in tunnels. Currently available in select tunnels throughout Pittsburgh, Haifa, Israel, Paris and Rio de Janeiro – seamless navigation is available to Wazers underground simply by turning on Bluetooth functionality.

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    Even in short tunnels (never mind the Big Dig), it's easy to lose both GPS and data service. So if a road section were designated "tunnel", the Waze client would know not to panic, and the server would know not to mangle things too badly when the confused data transmission resumes.

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