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== Road Classification Guide==
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[https://www.waze.com/wiki/Washington Washington Wiki Published Page]
See [[Road Naming (USA)]], [[Road Types (USA)]]
 
 
 
Most of the state's roads are typed according to [http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/MapsData/Tools/FunctionalClass/ WSDOT functional classification], as listed below. Most of the state road types are set to WSDOT's map. Of course, there are always exceptions, so the Functional Class map isn't biblical truth, but if we map the roads according to WSDOT's FC map the [https://www.waze.com/wiki/Routing_server routing] choices will be a lot better!
 
 
 
If you want to know more about the Federal Functional Classification check [https://www.waze.com/wiki/Routing_server this].{{NotAtLinkGiven}}
 
 
 
=== Anywhere ===
 
WSDOT Freeways are mapped as Waze Freeways.
 
 
 
=== Urban ===
 
Definition of Urban: Any area that WSDOT has classified as urban in the [http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/MapsData/Tools/FunctionalClass/ WSDOT functional classification map]. Urban areas are colored tan in the FC map.
 
 
 
WSDOT Other Freeway / Expressway are mapped as Waze Major Highway.
 
 
 
WSDOT Major Arterials are mapped as Waze Minor Highways.
 
 
 
WSDOT Minor Arterials, any collector (classed in any way) are mapped as Waze Primary Streets.
 
 
 
=== Rural ===
 
Definition of Rural: Any area that WSDOT has not classified as urban in the [http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/MapsData/Tools/FunctionalClass/ WSDOT functional classification map]. Rural areas are colored white in the FC map
 
 
 
WSDOT Other Principal Arterials are mapped as Waze Major Highways.
 
 
 
WSDOT Minor Arterial are mapped as Waze Minor Highways.
 
 
 
WSDOT Collectors of any class are mapped as Waze Primary Streets.
 
 
 
== Special Roads ==
 
*[[Best map editing practice#When (Not) to Split a Two-Way Road|Divided Highways]]
 
*[[Carpool, HOV, Transit lanes]]
 
*[[Creating and Editing a roundabout|Roundabouts/Traffic Circles]]
 
*[[Creating and Editing street segments#Fix the end-node on cul-de-sacs and dead-ends|Cul-de-sac's]]
 
*[[Road Types (USA)#Parking Lot Road|Parking Lot Roads]]
 
*[[Best map editing practice#Toll roads|Toll Roads]]
 
 
 
=== Alleys ===
 
*Alleys should always be mapped if they have a name.
 
*Alleys should always be mapped if they are the sole access to a home or business.
 
*Alleys should always be set to "Private"
 
*Alleys are normally mapped if they are acknowledged by the municipality.
 
If an alley does not meet the above criteria, mapping is optional. Leave the name field blank.
 
 
 
=== Non-Driveable Roads ===
 
Generally, if a path can't be driven on (e.g. Walking Trail, Pedestrain Boardwalk, Stairway, Railroad, Runway/Taxiway) then it is not mapped. If it is mapped, it should not be connected to any roads.  This is due to the way the routing engine works, as Waze '''will''' route users to drive on these "Non-Driveable" road types.
 
 
 
It is permitted to map passenger Railroads (e.g., Amtrak, Sounder, Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad) because some users run Waze while on the train and contribute false data to the system.  This false data has been known to effect drivers on adjacent roads. Railroads should be level -5 and locked at the highest level of the editor.
 
 
 
=== Driveways ===
 
See USA [https://www.waze.com/wiki/Driveways driveways wiki page]
 
 
 
*Driveways are always marked as private road
 
*Driveways are mapped if they 50m (164 feet or about half a football field) or longer PERMALINK EXAMPLE HERE
 
*Driveways are mapped if they are close but not connected to adjacent  street PERMALINK EXAMPLE HERE
 
*Driveways are mapped if they are serving two or more addresses PERMALINK EXAMPLE HERE
 
 
 
=== Time Restricted Turns ===
 
Washington follows the general recommendations for Time Restricted Turns. [https://www.waze.com/wiki/Scheduled_Restrictions Wiki Page]
 
 
 
== Speed / Red Light Cameras ==
 
Both Speed and Red Light Cameras are legal some counties in the State of Washington.
 
 
 
currently only illegal in Whatcom County
 
 
 
Please see:
 
 
 
[https://www.waze.com/wiki/To_Do_-_Washington#Traffic_Cameras To Do Washington - Cameras]
 
 
 
[[Cameras#Know your Cameras|How to Identify Cameras]]
 
 
 
=== Speed Cameras ===
 
Normally placed in school zones and should be mapped at the actual location of camera, use street view
 
 
 
=== Red Light Cameras ===
 
Info go's here
 
 
 
=== Fake ===
 
These are typically mapped in Washington. but some editors choose not too.  [https://www.waze.com/editor/?lon=-122.30595&lat=47.58828&zoom=6&layers=TBFTFFTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTT&env=usa Example Permalink]
 
 
 
== To Do List ==
 
Want to help out with the map in Washington?  Check out the [[To_Do_-_Washington|To Do List]].
 
 
 
== Mapping Resources ==
 
[https://www.waze.com/wiki/Washington_mapping_resources Washington Mapping Resources Wiki]
 
 
 
== Forum ==
 
[http://www.waze.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=129 USA section of Forum]
 
 
 
[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewforum.php?f=201 Washington section of Forum]
 
 
 
== Landmarks ==
 
Landmarks in Washington should follow the guidelines from the state of [https://www.waze.com/wiki/Connecticut_Landmarks Connecticut] until the national standards are complete.
 
 
 
== Area Managers ==
 
{| border="1" cellpadding="2"
 
|- align="center"
 
! scope="col" width="100pt" bgcolor="skyblue"|Username
 
! scope="col" width="200pt" bgcolor="skyblue"|Area Managed
 
! scope="col" width="200pt" bgcolor="skyblue"|Comments
 
! scope="col" width="50pt" bgcolor="skyblue"|Forum PM
 
|- align="center" bgcolor="skyblue"
 
| colspan="4" | '''Level 6 Country Managers'''
 
|- align="center" bgcolor="white"
 
| [[User:AlanOfTheBerg]] || Regional Mangager || || [http://www.waze.com/forum/ucp.php?i=pm&mode=compose&subject=NY%20Resource%20Wiki:&username=AlanOfTheBerg PM]
 
 
 
|- align="center" bgcolor="skyblue"
 
| colspan="4" | '''Level 5 Country Managers (NY Based)'''
 
|- align="center" bgcolor="white"
 
| [[User:xxx]] || area || comment || [http://www.waze.com/forum/ucp.php?i=pm&mode=compose&subject=NY%20Resource%20Wiki:&username=xxx PM]
 
 
 
|- align="center" bgcolor="skyblue"
 
| colspan="4" | '''Level 4 Area Managers'''
 
|- align="center"
 
|- align="center"
 
| [[User:xxx]] || area || comment || [http://www.waze.com/forum/ucp.php?i=pm&mode=compose&username=xx PM]
 
 
 
|- align="center" bgcolor="skyblue"
 
| colspan="4" | '''Level 3 Area Managers'''
 
|- align="center"
 
| [[User:Nhanway]] || Seattle / Bainbridge Island || comment || [http://www.waze.com/forum/ucp.php?i=pm&mode=compose&username=nhanway PM]
 
 
 
|- align="center"
 
| [[User:tlauricella]] || Tacoma / Lakewood / Steilacoom / Fife / Fox Island / University Place || Frequent PNW geocaching road trips || [http://www.waze.com/forum/ucp.php?i=pm&mode=compose&username=tlauricella PM]
 
|}
 
 
 
If you are an Area Manager that covers the State of Washington, or a USA Country Manager that does a lot of work in Washington, please add yourself to this list (alphabetical by username).
 

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