→Waze’s Original Solution
<p>Waze resolved duplicate city names when they launched the
map three ways.
When a smaller town wassurrounded by a larger township of the same name for instance, the smaller townwas identified as <b>Foocity</b> and the largermunicipality got the name <b>GreaterFoocity Area</b>. When the towns were separated by some distance, Waze would append a counting number behind the name. So you might see Foocity (2) andFoocity (3) on the map in addition to Foocity. Last, Waze would dump the cityname altogether, which is one reason you see gaps in the Cities layer.</p>
<p>None of these are elegant solutions. Each state will need to