Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby porubcan » Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:19 am

Exactly. The radius is like 2 miles around current position. That should be enough in given scenario.

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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby porubcan » Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:32 pm

Here we got route between 2 cities with one stop on route. You can see many gas stations near route. You can move/zoom/check details. Maybe not as good as gasbuddy, but still useable.

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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby porubcan » Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:03 pm

Sorry for not catching what exactly you mean by near...
You may plan a route and GS near route will appear. Or use mock locations to see GS elsewhere. Nothing more can be done now.

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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby porubcan » Wed Jan 09, 2013 8:06 am

Use Gas button in main menu. It will give you list of Gas stations in neighborhood. Then press map button in top right corner. It will show map with pins with prices for preferred gas type, if it was already reported.

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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby kwhistle » Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:31 pm

jwkilgore wrote: From my current location (inside a building, so the location of the nearest cell tower) I see stations at least 2.7 miles away.

That's exactly what I saw. I wish there was a way to change the settings for unlimited display, not just within 2.7 miles (= 5km ???).
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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby kwhistle » Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:55 pm

ok, that settles it. I was hoping it could do something like the gasbuddy.com maps.

Like what you can see here for Washington, DC gas prices:

http://www.washingtondcgasprices.com/ma ... ft=A&tl=48

If you look at that map, you can see prices all over town, all over state, and anywhere on the map that you zoom into. With Waze, if you drag around on the map, you won't see the gas stations with prices outside of your immideate range. I'd say it's a flaw, since they have that data already, so why not just show it. But at least its good to know the limitations.
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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby kwhistle » Wed Jan 09, 2013 2:51 pm

porubcan wrote:Use Gas button in main menu. It will give you list of Gas stations in neighborhood.

Ah, thank you so much for nothing.

I just happened to have figured out how to search gas prices "in neighborhood". It just that my question wasn't about that. It was about displaying gas prices on a map beyond what's near me. As in a gas prices map of the whole town, whole state, or whole country.
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Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby kwhistle » Tue Jan 08, 2013 11:38 pm

First post here, so not sure if I'm posting in the right forum. I can't seem to figure out how get a map of gas prices from all over town and not just within few miles of my location. Kind of like what you get on the gasbuddy map. Or is just not possible?
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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby jwkilgore » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:59 pm

When I'm wrong I admit it, and I'm wrong here. I apologize for attempting to pass along false information.

Hitting the "Report" button only shows gas stations within a few blocks, and it looks like this is only to be used for reporting prices (duh). Hitting the "Menu" button shows a list of stations within several miles. From my current location (inside a building, so the location of the nearest cell tower) I see stations at least 2.7 miles away.
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Re: Gas prices maps beyond what's near me?

Postby jwkilgore » Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:48 pm

But what if I'm just running errands and not routing? Say I need to hit the hardware store, church, pharmacy, and grocery store, and at some point along the way fill up with gas. I'll pass 5 gas stations along the way, plus another 10 within a mile or so of the stores. If I want to find out which one is cheapest I simply open GasBuddy and look at the map. All are shown... plus another dozen that are farther out.

I'm not going to enter all the nav points into Waze (I don't know the addresses anyway) to get a route to every store because that would be a pain.

Why can't I simply search for gas stations farther than 2 blocks away using Waze?
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