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===Car services===
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==Car services==
====Gas Station====
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===Car Wash===
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Point
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===Garage / Automotive Shop===
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Point
 +
===Gas Station===
 
Voting is tied between Point and Area. Possibly size-dependent, but also depends on the future of parking lot roads and jam suppression.
 
Voting is tied between Point and Area. Possibly size-dependent, but also depends on the future of parking lot roads and jam suppression.
====Parking Lots====
+
===Parking Lots===
 
Size-dependent.
 
Size-dependent.
====Garage / Automotive Shop====
 
Point
 
====Car Wash====
 
Point
 
 
 
===Transportation===
+
==Transportation==
====Airport====
+
===Airport===
 
Area. Special-handling.
 
Area. Special-handling.
====Bus Station====
+
===Bridge===
 +
Area
 +
===Bus Station===
 
Point
 
Point
====Ferry Pier====
+
===Ferry Pier===
 
Point
 
Point
====Seaport / Marina / Harbor====
+
===Junction / Interchange===
 +
Area
 +
===Seaport / Marina / Harbor===
 
Area, but also size-dependent.
 
Area, but also size-dependent.
====Subway Station====
+
===Subway Station===
 
Point
 
Point
====Train Station====
+
===Taxi Station===
 
Point
 
Point
====Bridge====
+
===Train Station===
Area
 
====Tunnel====
 
Area
 
====Taxi Station====
 
 
Point
 
Point
====Junction / Interchange====
+
===Tunnel===
 
Area
 
Area
 
 
===Professional and public===
+
==Professional and public==
====College / University====
+
===Cemetery===
 
Area
 
Area
====School====
+
===City Hall===
 +
Point
 +
===College / University===
 
Area
 
Area
====Conventions / Event Center====
+
===Conventions / Event Center===
 
Area, but size-dependent.
 
Area, but size-dependent.
====Government====
+
===Courthouse===
 
Point
 
Point
====Library====
+
===Embassy / Consulate===
 
Point
 
Point
====City Hall====
+
===Factory / Industrial===
 +
Size-dependent.
 +
===Fire Department===
 
Point
 
Point
====Organization or Association====
+
===Government===
 
Point
 
Point
====Prison / Correctional Facility====
+
===Hospital / Medical Center===
 
Area
 
Area
====Courthouse====
+
===Information Point===
 
Point
 
Point
====Cemetery====
+
===Kindergarten===
Area
 
====Fire Department====
 
 
Point
 
Point
====Police Station====
+
===Library===
 
Point
 
Point
====Military====
+
===Military===
 
Area
 
Area
====Hospital / Medical Center====
+
===Offices===
Area
 
====Offices====
 
 
Size-dependent.
 
Size-dependent.
====Post Office====
+
===Organization or Association===
 
Point
 
Point
====Religious Center====
+
===Police Station===
 
Point
 
Point
====Kindergarten====
+
===Prison / Correctional Facility===
 +
Area
 +
===Post Office===
 
Point
 
Point
====Factory / Industrial====
+
===Religious Center===
Size-dependent.
 
====Embassy / Consulate====
 
Point
 
====Information Point====
 
 
Point
 
Point
 +
===School===
 +
Area
 
 
===Shopping and services===
+
==Shopping and services==
 
In general, Point Places.
 
In general, Point Places.
====Arts & Crafts====
+
===Arts & Crafts===
 
Point
 
Point
====Bank / Financial====
+
===ATM===
 
Point
 
Point
====Sporting Goods====
+
===Bank / Financial===
 
Point
 
Point
====Bookstore====
+
===Bookstore===
 
Point
 
Point
====Photography====
+
===Car Dealership
 +
Point, but size-dependent.
 +
===Car Rental===
 
Point
 
Point
====Car Dealership
+
===Convenience Store===
Point, but size-dependent.
 
====Fashion and Clothing====
 
 
Point
 
Point
====Convenience Store====
+
===Currency Exchange===
 
Point
 
Point
====Personal Care====
+
===Department Store===
 
Point
 
Point
====Department Store====
+
===Electronics===
 
Point
 
Point
====Pharmacy====
+
===Fashion and Clothing===
 
Point
 
Point
====Electronics====
+
===Flowers===
 
Point
 
Point
====Flowers====
+
===Furniture / Home Store===
 
Point
 
Point
====Furniture / Home Store====
+
===Gifts===
 
Point
 
Point
====Gifts====
+
===Gym / Fitness===
 
Point
 
Point
====Gym / Fitness====
+
===Hardware Store===
 
Point
 
Point
====Swimming Pool====
+
===Jewelry===
 
Point
 
Point
====Hardware Store====
+
===Laundry / Dry Cleaning===
 
Point
 
Point
====Market====
+
===Market===
 
Point
 
Point
====Supermarket / Grocery====
+
===Music Store===
Point, but size-dependent. Standalone could be an Area, but a Point if it is part of larger shopping mall/center.
 
====Jewelry====
 
 
Point
 
Point
====Laundry / Dry Cleaning====
+
===Personal Care===
 
Point
 
Point
====Shopping Center====
+
===Pet Store / Veterinarian===
Area
 
====Music Store====
 
 
Point
 
Point
====Pet Store / Veterinarian====
+
===Pharmacy===
 
Point
 
Point
====Toy Store====
+
===Photography===
 
Point
 
Point
====Travel Agency====
+
===Shopping Center===
 +
Area
 +
===Sporting Goods===
 
Point
 
Point
====ATM====
+
===Supermarket / Grocery===
 +
Point, but size-dependent. Standalone could be an Area, but a Point if it is part of larger shopping mall/center.
 +
===Swimming Pool===
 
Point
 
Point
====Currency Exchange====
+
===Toy Store===
 
Point
 
Point
====Car Rental====
+
===Travel Agency===
 
Point
 
Point
 
 
===Food and Drink===
+
==Food and Drink==
====Bakery====
+
===Bakery===
 
Point
 
Point
====Bar====
+
===Bar===
 
Point
 
Point
====Cafe====
+
===Cafe===
 
Point
 
Point
====Dessert====
+
===Dessert===
 
Point
 
Point
====Fast Food====
+
===Fast Food===
 
Point
 
Point
====Food Court====
+
===Food Court===
 
Point
 
Point
====Ice Cream====
+
===Ice Cream===
 
Point
 
Point
====Restaurant====
+
===Restaurant===
 
Point
 
Point
 
 
===Culture & entertainment===
+
==Culture & entertainment==
====Art Gallery====
+
===Art Gallery===
Point 0
+
Point
====Casino====
+
===Casino===
 
Point, but large hotel-casinos perhaps could be Area Places.
 
Point, but large hotel-casinos perhaps could be Area Places.
====Club====
+
===Club===
 
Point
 
Point
====Game Club====
+
===Game Club===
 
Point
 
Point
====Movie Theater====
+
===Movie Theater===
 
Point
 
Point
====Museum====
+
===Museum===
 
Point
 
Point
====Music Venue====
+
===Music Venue===
 
Point
 
Point
====Performing Arts Venue====
+
===Performing Arts Venue===
 
Point
 
Point
====Racing Track====
+
===Racing Track===
 
Area
 
Area
====Stadium / Arena====
+
===Stadium / Arena===
 
Area
 
Area
====Theme Park====
+
===Theme Park===
 
Area
 
Area
====Theater====
+
===Theater===
 
Point
 
Point
====Tourist Attraction / Historic Site====
+
===Tourist Attraction / Historic Site===
 
Size-dependent, but favoring Point over Area.
 
Size-dependent, but favoring Point over Area.
====Zoo / Aquarium====
+
===Zoo / Aquarium===
 
Area, but size-dependent.
 
Area, but size-dependent.
 
 
===Other===
+
==Other==
====Construction Site====
+
===Construction Site===
 
Area, but favoring not mapping in general.
 
Area, but favoring not mapping in general.
====Residence / Home====
+
===Residence / Home===
 
Not to be mapped.
 
Not to be mapped.
 
 
===Lodging===
+
==Lodging==
====Bed & Breakfast====
+
===Bed & Breakfast===
 
Point
 
Point
====Camping / Trailer Park====
+
===Camping / Trailer Park===
 
Area, but size-dependent.
 
Area, but size-dependent.
====Cottage / Cabin====
+
===Cottage / Cabin===
 
Point
 
Point
====Hostel====
+
===Hostel===
 
Point
 
Point
====Hotel====
+
===Hotel===
 
Point
 
Point
  
===Outdoors===
+
==Outdoors==
====Beach====
+
===Beach===
 
Area
 
Area
====Golf Course====
+
===Golf Course===
 
Area
 
Area
====Park====
+
===Park===
 
Area
 
Area
====Playground====
+
===Playground===
 
Point.
 
Point.
====Plaza====
+
===Plaza===
 
Unsure about mapping these at all.
 
Unsure about mapping these at all.
====Promenade====
+
===Promenade===
 
Point
 
Point
====Pool====
+
===Pool===
 
Point
 
Point
====Scenic Lookout / Viewpoint====
+
===Scenic Lookout / Viewpoint===
 
Point
 
Point
====Ski Area====
+
===Ski Area===
 
Area
 
Area
====Sports Court====
+
===Sports Court===
 
Point
 
Point
 
 
===Natural Features===
+
==Natural Features==
====Farm====
+
===Farm===
 
Not to be mapped.
 
Not to be mapped.
====Forest / Grove====
+
===Forest / Grove===
 
Area, but only map official state/national forests, not every stand of trees.
 
Area, but only map official state/national forests, not every stand of trees.
====Island====
+
===Island===
 
Area
 
Area
====River / Stream====
+
===River / Stream===
 
Area
 
Area
====Sea / Lake / Pond====
+
===Sea / Lake / Pond===
 
Area
 
Area

Revision as of 18:16, 24 March 2014

Places

Here is the global guidance on selecting Area or Point for Places in the Waze Map Editor.


Contents

Car services

Car Wash

Point

Garage / Automotive Shop

Point

Gas Station

Voting is tied between Point and Area. Possibly size-dependent, but also depends on the future of parking lot roads and jam suppression.

Parking Lots

Size-dependent.

Transportation

Airport

Area. Special-handling.

Bridge

Area

Bus Station

Point

Ferry Pier

Point

Junction / Interchange

Area

Seaport / Marina / Harbor

Area, but also size-dependent.

Subway Station

Point

Taxi Station

Point

Train Station

Point

Tunnel

Area

Professional and public

Cemetery

Area

City Hall

Point

College / University

Area

Conventions / Event Center

Area, but size-dependent.

Courthouse

Point

Embassy / Consulate

Point

Factory / Industrial

Size-dependent.

Fire Department

Point

Government

Point

Hospital / Medical Center

Area

Information Point

Point

Kindergarten

Point

Library

Point

Military

Area

Offices

Size-dependent.

Organization or Association

Point

Police Station

Point

Prison / Correctional Facility

Area

Post Office

Point

Religious Center

Point

School

Area

Shopping and services

In general, Point Places.

Arts & Crafts

Point

ATM

Point

Bank / Financial

Point

Bookstore

Point ===Car Dealership Point, but size-dependent.

Car Rental

Point

Convenience Store

Point

Currency Exchange

Point

Department Store

Point

Electronics

Point

Fashion and Clothing

Point

Flowers

Point

Furniture / Home Store

Point

Gifts

Point

Gym / Fitness

Point

Hardware Store

Point

Jewelry

Point

Laundry / Dry Cleaning

Point

Market

Point

Music Store

Point

Personal Care

Point

Pet Store / Veterinarian

Point

Pharmacy

Point

Photography

Point

Shopping Center

Area

Sporting Goods

Point

Supermarket / Grocery

Point, but size-dependent. Standalone could be an Area, but a Point if it is part of larger shopping mall/center.

Swimming Pool

Point

Toy Store

Point

Travel Agency

Point

Food and Drink

Bakery

Point

Bar

Point

Cafe

Point

Dessert

Point

Fast Food

Point

Food Court

Point

Ice Cream

Point

Restaurant

Point

Culture & entertainment

Art Gallery

Point

Casino

Point, but large hotel-casinos perhaps could be Area Places.

Club

Point

Game Club

Point

Movie Theater

Point

Museum

Point

Music Venue

Point

Performing Arts Venue

Point

Racing Track

Area

Stadium / Arena

Area

Theme Park

Area

Theater

Point

Tourist Attraction / Historic Site

Size-dependent, but favoring Point over Area.

Zoo / Aquarium

Area, but size-dependent.

Other

Construction Site

Area, but favoring not mapping in general.

Residence / Home

Not to be mapped.

Lodging

Bed & Breakfast

Point

Camping / Trailer Park

Area, but size-dependent.

Cottage / Cabin

Point

Hostel

Point

Hotel

Point

Outdoors

Beach

Area

Golf Course

Area

Park

Area

Playground

Point.

Plaza

Unsure about mapping these at all.

Promenade

Point

Pool

Point

Scenic Lookout / Viewpoint

Point

Ski Area

Area

Sports Court

Point

Natural Features

Farm

Not to be mapped.

Forest / Grove

Area, but only map official state/national forests, not every stand of trees.

Island

Area

River / Stream

Area

Sea / Lake / Pond

Area