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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby GiorgioLontano » Thu Mar 05, 2015 11:09 pm

More like Jolly Map Editor :D
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby GiorgioLontano » Fri Mar 27, 2015 11:18 am

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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby GiorgioLontano » Sun Apr 05, 2015 8:09 am

iainhouse wrote:I'm not sure if this counts as a Jolly Driver or a Jolly Editor?

General error
Reported on: January 18, 2015

Reporter February 19, 2015 wrote:Hi,

You recently reported a General Error while on the A4050. Unfortunately Waze hasn't information to identify the problem.

Any additional information you could offer would be appreciated.

Thanks

iainhouse(6) April 05, 2015 wrote:I don't know who asked for more information on Feb 19th because the UR says "Reporter". That means you're also the person who reported the problem in the first place!

Are you going to answer yourself, or can I close this report now?


I recently encountered the exact same situation. This may be a bug in the Editor. :?
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby glomp » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:44 pm

Got a good one about a missing landmark. :D

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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby glomp » Thu Mar 05, 2015 8:39 am

Looks like someone was taking their amphibious car for a drive and felt the need to report a red light camera :roll:

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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby goimir » Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:17 am

I actually used "there is a house here" about a month ago. Basemap had a road going through my sister's house. I went into the editor and fixed it myself.
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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby goimir » Sat Dec 28, 2013 3:16 am

It's a "paper street", autocorrected. As in, it's still on the tax maps as a street but is closed to vehicle traffic. Go look at the 200 block of Putnam Street in Scranton, PA for an example of this. Look at the tracks of users on that road and you'll see a section that never gets traveled. Remove that part.

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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby goimir » Tue Feb 25, 2014 4:48 am

bz2012 wrote:
elle-emme wrote:
Problem:

very hazardous road with cars parked permanently on both sides causing very narrow dangerous road in both directions with no warming. not really wrong directions however


ಠ_ಠ


Maybe tell them 'This should not be reported as a map problem. Changes to the map require many days to take effect. Use the Hazard or Closure report feature. Hazard and Closure reports take effect immediatly. '
Looks to me like a good place to report some cars on the shoulder of the road. :)


Why not downgrade the road if it's indeed an ongoing problem there? Is that segment noted as a primary road? There are lots of roads in Pittsburgh that way, 37th street between Butler and Penn, for instance. It should be an alley, ffs.

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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby goimir » Wed Mar 19, 2014 4:13 am

bz2012 wrote:
olestas wrote:I think he wanted the address of report... sometimes people dont remember.


The e-mail that WAZE sends shows the location and gives a link to the report in the map editor.
It also shows the date of the report.
If THAT doesn't 'jog' the memory of the reporter, what will?


Waze sends me a broken jpg along with the name of the road and whatever is fashionable to call that area that day.

I drive to somewhere between 10 and 50 different places with waze every week. There's no way I can remember exactly what I was talking about every single time, which is why I tend to make my reports verbose unless they're obvious, such as "redraw intersection".

Then again, most of the time I get a form letter in response and the issue is marked "fixed" without anything being done.

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Re: Jolly drivers

Postby goimir » Sat Mar 22, 2014 8:36 pm

qwaletee wrote:I actually did that twice in the last last week in my area. One was consistent with local usage, and was needed due to a confusion of streets joining on each side. The other was an "official" but unsigned bridge name. It was needed because otherwise, the bridge above and street below wold have shared a name, and likely got a few drivers lost

Otherwise, I agree, caling out bridges is overkill. Some drivers will complain if you don't, other drivers will complain if you do. Most will have no problem either way.


That's the custom in Pittsburgh. Roads don't usually keep the same name over bridges (s 10th str does, but none others do), and they're all either named or called "[name of street] bridge"

The only case I know of in Pittsburgh where the disambiguation actually does something is 31st street, where 31st actually continues underneath the 31st street bridge. But then again, this is a town where US Truck 19 is concurrent with itself for a few hundred yards.

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