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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby AndyPoms » Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:45 am

squeedps wrote:Also, I used to live in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. They had an HOV lane on the north and south side of the bay that was designated as HOV during high traffic times of the day only (and day of the week, M-F). During all the rest of the time anyone, single passenger or not, could use the lane without penalty. This was also the case north of Hartford, CT on I-91.
The HOV Lanes in Hartford, CT (I-91 north of the city & I-84 east of the city) are not open to single occupant cars at any time.

The time-based restrictions we are currently beta testing (in the beta editor and sometimes on the app) will support reversible lanes (as long as they are on a set schedule). Vehicle-type restrictions (also in beta editor testing only) can also have a time component so a road segment can be HOV2+ (or 3+) during certain hours an open to all at other times.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby AndyPoms » Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:36 am

ictag wrote:I find waze especially useful when I cycle somewhere instead of driving. You can pair up with your online Facebook friends much more easily.

But, it probably wreaks havoc with the waze maps (especially in towns and cities) so a transport-type button might lead to less map errors.
Waze is NOT for use on bicycles. You are contributing false data to the maps & since Waze is designed to route you from Point A to Point B as fast as possible, the app will route you on higher value roads (those that can support more traffic at higher speeds, etc).
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby ndscable » Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:36 am

gadgetech3142 wrote:
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We have the same situation (HOV/HOT lanes) in Houston on I-10, and they are adding it to US-290. We have HOV lanes all over town, most of which reverse direction depending on the time of day.

There are also a few major side roads that have center lanes that reverse direction depending on traffic and/or time of day. (yes, I know, this one should go on the Map forum, I'm just saying it would be nice to be able to warn people coming from the correct direction of hazards in that lane.)

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I have to second this. I'm sure this is being worked on but I too live in Houston and I-10 and some of our other highways have a few quirks with HOV lanes. For instance, depending on the time of day and day of the week, I-10's HOV lane on each side switches to being a toll lane. If we could have checks to state what days of the week and times to set the time of day that this happens would be extremely helpful to HOV drivers.
Also, I used to live in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. They had an HOV lane on the north and south side of the bay that was designated as HOV during high traffic times of the day only (and day of the week, M-F). During all the rest of the time anyone, single passenger or not, could use the lane without penalty. This was also the case north of Hartford, CT on I-91.

While this would add a lot of flags to highway segments, Lvl 5 editors shouldn't have a problem handling this.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby BridgeAce » Sat Oct 19, 2013 7:04 am

I find waze especially useful when I cycle somewhere instead of driving. You can pair up with your online Facebook friends much more easily.

But, it probably wreaks havoc with the waze maps (especially in towns and cities) so a transport-type button might lead to less map errors.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby shellshock2872 » Fri Oct 18, 2013 5:45 am

We have that tooo
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby sporotrix » Thu Oct 17, 2013 2:34 pm

In Brazil we have bus and taxi exclusive lanes. And we have also some lanes restricted for trucks over a certain size/weight. That would be nice to have. A pedestrian choice would also be nice, since we already have the option to create "pedestrian boardwalk" roads in the editor.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby shellshock2872 » Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:17 am

I am a cdl driver I know what to look for
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:15 am

shellshock2872 wrote:Where can I get the beta

Invite only. I've posted in other threads, even in the last week, about some criteria Waze may use to invite editors to be part of the beta testing.
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby shellshock2872 » Thu Oct 17, 2013 12:12 am

Where can I get the beta
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Re: Vehicle types/ Navigation types

Postby AndyPoms » Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:30 am

x-dream wrote:Country: Israel.

We own a marketing business. We do have trucks that uses waze. We sure would like to see version for trucks.

Our local transportation rules have restrictions for:

1. Some roads are not for trucks.
2. Some roads allow trucks at certien hours.

Thank you!

Please read the info in this thread - Time-based & Vehicle-type restrictions are currently being tested in the beta editor. The time-based restrictions are also being tested in the app (if we restrict something in the beta editor, the routing engine uses that info after the next tile build), the vehicle type restrictions have not yet made it to the app-testing phase yet (the app needs an update so you can select your vehicle type before this can start to happen).
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