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Recommended Resources and Tools:
 
Recommended Resources and Tools:
* Script: ''WME US Government Boundaries'', which will show you the USPS city name and the zip code lines  
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=213344 WME US Government Boundaries]'', which will show you the USPS city name and the zip code lines  
* Script: ''WME TN Cities Overlay'', which will show you the boundaries of incorporated cities
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* Script: ''[https://github.com/WazeDev/City-Boundaries/blob/master/SAT/wme-tn-cities-overlay.user.js?raw=true WME TN Cities Overlay]'', which will show you the boundaries of incorporated cities
 
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==== System Based Area Places ====
 
==== System Based Area Places ====
 
'''Goal'''
 
'''Goal'''
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Recommended Resources and Tools:
 
Recommended Resources and Tools:
* Script: ''WME Place Harmonizer  (aka WMEPH)'', which will help guide you through completing place edits to current standards  
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=215657 WME Place Harmonizer] (aka WMEPH)'', which will help guide you through completing place edits to current standards  
* Script: ''WME Place Interface Enhancements (aka WME PIE)'', which streamlines the place interface  
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=215990 WME Place Interface Enhancements] (aka WME PIE)'', which streamlines the place interface  
 
'''Tracking Procedure'''
 
'''Tracking Procedure'''
  
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As of Oct 30, 2017, we have identified 0 systems and completed mapping of 0 of them.
 
As of Oct 30, 2017, we have identified 0 systems and completed mapping of 0 of them.
 
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==== General Place Clean-up ====
 
==== General Place Clean-up ====
 
'''Goal'''
 
'''Goal'''
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Recommended Resources and Tools:
 
Recommended Resources and Tools:
* Script: ''WME Place Harmonizer  (aka WMEPH)'', which will help guide you through completing place edits to current standards  
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=215657 WME Place Harmonizer] (aka WMEPH)'', which will help guide you through completing place edits to current standards  
* Script: ''WME Place Interface Enhancements (aka WME PIE)'', which streamlines the place interface  
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=215990 WME Place Interface Enhancements] (aka WME PIE)'', which streamlines the place interface  
  
 
==== Speed Limits ====
 
==== Speed Limits ====
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Recommended Resources and Tools:
 
Recommended Resources and Tools:
* Extension: ''WME Toolbox'', which will show you color-coded speed limits set on segments  
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* Extension: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=145570 WME Toolbox]'', which will show you color-coded speed limits set on segments  
* Script: ''WME Speedhelper', which adds clickable speed limit buttons to your WME interface
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=166746 WME Speedhelper]'', which adds clickable speed limit buttons to your WME interface
  
 
'''Tracking Procedure'''
 
'''Tracking Procedure'''
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'''Status'''
 
'''Status'''
  
As of November 1, 2017ː
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As of April 8, 2019ː
 
* {{Freeway}}ː100 percent complete
 
* {{Freeway}}ː100 percent complete
 
* {{Major Highway}}ː 100 percent complete
 
* {{Major Highway}}ː 100 percent complete
* {{Minor Highway}}ː 99.7 percent complete
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* {{Minor Highway}}ː 100 percent complete
* {{Primary Street}}ː 74.8 percent complete
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* {{Primary Street}}ː 76.2 percent complete
* {{Street}}ː 35.2 percent complete
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* {{Street}}ː 42.6 percent complete
 
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* State Rankː 27
  
 
=== Rank 2+ Recommended Projects ===
 
=== Rank 2+ Recommended Projects ===
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Review of the latest TDOT [[Tennessee#Functional Classification|Functional Classification]] maps to ensure proper implementation in the Waze map. Implementing TDOT FC on the Waze map helps steer traffic to routes which are planned to handle the extra traffic, and hopefully are in better condition and better marked.  
 
Review of the latest TDOT [[Tennessee#Functional Classification|Functional Classification]] maps to ensure proper implementation in the Waze map. Implementing TDOT FC on the Waze map helps steer traffic to routes which are planned to handle the extra traffic, and hopefully are in better condition and better marked.  
  
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'''Editing Procedure'''
 
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# Implement [[Tennessee#Road Locking|lock levels]] to match the WME road type  
 
# Implement [[Tennessee#Road Locking|lock levels]] to match the WME road type  
 
## If a segment is deliberately upgraded above FC, please lock to +1 above its normal lock level. i.e. if a segment is marked on FC as PS, and we agree to upgrade it to mH, please lock at 4. That sends a message to future editors that this upgrade was deliberate.  
 
## If a segment is deliberately upgraded above FC, please lock to +1 above its normal lock level. i.e. if a segment is marked on FC as PS, and we agree to upgrade it to mH, please lock at 4. That sends a message to future editors that this upgrade was deliberate.  
# Check and add Primary and Alternate names for the correct [[Tennessee#Highway Numbering|US-##, TN-##, and SR-## numbers]], as well as any local names which may be used on signage or addressing
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## Numbered routes are typically indicated on the FC maps. The five- and six-digit route numbers shown on the FC maps do not get mapped in Waze.
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Note: To preserve map connectivity, if you are changing segment type on a road that leaves the FC map that you are currently reviewing, please check with the map it moves onto and carry your edits on to the end of the road. Don't just upgrade out to the county line and stop.  
# Check and add city names
 
#* More on this above.
 
Note: To preserve map connectivity, if you are editing a road that leaves the FC map that you are currently reviewing, please check with the map it moves onto and carry your edits on to the end of the road. Don't just upgrade out to the county line and stop.  
 
  
 
Recommended Resources and Tools:  
 
Recommended Resources and Tools:  
* TDOT FC Map PDFs  
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* TDOT FC Map PDFs (Links are in the tracking document)
 
* PDF mark-up software, or the ability to print out and mark by hand  
 
* PDF mark-up software, or the ability to print out and mark by hand  
* Script: ''WME Counties Tennessee Census 2014'', which will show the boundaries of TN counties on your WME interface  
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=213344 WME US Government Boundaries]'', which will show the boundaries of TN counties on your WME interface  
 
'''Tracking Procedure'''
 
'''Tracking Procedure'''
  
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## If your editing area prevents you from making necessary edits to complete a map, or if your rank prevents you from implementing the correct lock levels, please reach out to other editors to get those edits made <u>prior to</u> marking the map as "Complete."  
 
## If your editing area prevents you from making necessary edits to complete a map, or if your rank prevents you from implementing the correct lock levels, please reach out to other editors to get those edits made <u>prior to</u> marking the map as "Complete."  
 
## Remember, once you mark a map as "Complete," it will likely be a long time before another editor deliberately reviews the FC for that map's area.
 
## Remember, once you mark a map as "Complete," it will likely be a long time before another editor deliberately reviews the FC for that map's area.
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'''Status'''
 
'''Status'''
  
As of Oct 30, 2017, we have completed the review of 0 out of 181 TDOT Functional Classification maps. 0% complete.
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As of Sept 6, 2018, we have completed the review of 2 out of 19 TDOT Functional Classification maps which changed in the 2018 issue. 163 maps did not change between 2017 and 2018. This update project is 11% complete.
  
 
==== Basemap Cleanup ====
 
==== Basemap Cleanup ====
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Recommended Resources and Tools:  
 
Recommended Resources and Tools:  
* Extension: ''WME Toolbox'', which will help you identify unconfirmed turns and other issues  
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* Extension: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=145570 WME Toolbox]'', which will help you identify unconfirmed turns and other issues  
* Script: ''WME Magic'', which will help highlight additional map issues.   
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=230927 WME Magic]'', which will help highlight additional map issues.   
* Script: ''WME GIS'', which will give you quick links to state and local GIS data sources  
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=197158 WME GIS]'', which will give you quick links to state and local GIS data sources (please report broken GIS links to a TN SM)
  
 
==== Parking Lot Areas (PLAs) ====
 
==== Parking Lot Areas (PLAs) ====
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Recommended Resources and Tools:
 
Recommended Resources and Tools:
* Script: ''WME Place Harmonizer  (WMEPH)'', which will help guide you through completing place edits to current standards  
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=215657 WME Place Harmonizer] (WMEPH)'', which will help guide you through completing place edits to current standards  
* Script: ''WME Place Interface Enhancements (WME PIE)'', which streamlines the place interface and adds several useful features for working PLAs.   
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* Script: ''[https://www.waze.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=819&t=215990 WME Place Interface Enhancements] (WME PIE)'', which streamlines the place interface and adds several useful features for working PLAs.   
  
 
=== Rank 3+ Recommended Projects ===
 
=== Rank 3+ Recommended Projects ===
  
 
==== Places and Parking Lots, reprised ====
 
==== Places and Parking Lots, reprised ====
Please refer to the sections General Place Clean-up and Parking Lot Areas (PLAs) above for details . This is listed again under Rank 3+, as you have access to the External Provider Links options and to the standard lock level for most places. Please help lower-rank editors in their efforts to complete places.  
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Please refer to the sections General Place Clean-up and Parking Lot Areas (PLAs) above for details . This is listed again under Rank 3+, as you have access to the External Provider Links options and to the standard lock level for most places. Please help lower-rank editors in their efforts to complete places.
  
 
=== Rank 4+ Recommended Projects ===
 
=== Rank 4+ Recommended Projects ===

Latest revision as of 17:49, 21 October 2019


This list is intended to help guide the editing efforts of Waze Editors in Tennessee, and to help editors identify areas to focus their efforts. All high-quality edits make the map better and are thus valuable, so please feel welcome to edit as you see fit, but this list will hopefully help answer the question of "what can I do now?" Please check back here frequently, as this list will change as projects are completed and new ones added. Announcements of changes will be made in Discord.

Rank Recommendations: Projects here have been sorted by recommended Editor Rank. This is intended only as a guide. Please feel welcome to pursue any project that interests you, regardless of your Editor Rank. Editing above your current Rank, with the help of a higher-rank editor is always a good way to learn new skills.

Tracked vs Untracked Projects: TN State Managers have developed tracking mechanisms for some projects. These tracking sheets are meant to help editors not waste their time editing where the project has already been completed or is in progress, to create lasting resources for editors in the future, and to help keep up with how close to complete we are on each project. The presence of a tracking sheet does not mean that a particular project is more or less important than one without.

Rank 1+ Recommended Projects

USPS Alternate City Names

Goal

Edit all segments which have destinations on them (generally speaking, types Major Highway and below) to include an alternate name which lists the city name assigned by the United States Postal Service. These edits are critical to address searching for users.

Editing Procedure

This is often best completed on in conjunction with other projects, but can be a stand-alone editing effort as well. This is an untracked project.

Tennessee follows the current USA guidance for USPS City Names, which can be found here.

Recommended Resources and Tools:

General Place Clean-up

Goal

Complete editing and verification of user-added places throughout the map. User-added places are located at the spot where the user added the place, not necessarily where the place actually is. Cleaning these up improves routing to that destination for future routes.

Editing Procedure

Cleaning up places involves multiple steps. This is an untracked project. Regardless of the order you choose, please address the following issues when processing existing places on the map:

  1. Move to the correct location and adjust the stop point as needed for best routing.
    • Use StreetView, GIS, and the business's website as resources as needed to identify the correct location. Existing photographs associated with the place may also be helpful in finding the right spot.
  2. Correct errors and complete the Name, Category, and Address fields.
  3. Correct issues related to improper use of Area or Point types. Verify area geometry matches the location's boundaries.
  4. Add or verify the location's telephone number and website.
    • Use the business's website to verify the phone number.
  5. If the business's website lists hours, update the hours to match.
  6. Rank 3+ Editors: Add the correct External Provider link(s).
  7. Lock to regional standard. For most places, this is L3 in SAT.
    • Rank 1 and 2 editors should lock as high as you can.

NOTE: Please pay very close attention to the correct use of external data sources.

Recommended Resources and Tools:

Speed Limits

Goal

Add speed limit values to all public road segments in the state.

Editing Procedure

This is often best completed on in conjunction with other projects, but can be a stand-alone editing effort as well. Please use personal experience as well as StreetView images to identify posted speed limits and add them to the appropriate segments.

Recommended Resources and Tools:

  • Extension: WME Toolbox, which will show you color-coded speed limits set on segments
  • Script: WME Speedhelper, which adds clickable speed limit buttons to your WME interface

Tracking Procedure

This project is tracked statistically by state managers. Editors do not need to do anything to track their progress.

Status

As of April 8, 2019ː

  •  Freeway ː100 percent complete
  •  Major Highway ː 100 percent complete
  •  Minor Highway ː 100 percent complete
  •  Primary Street ː 76.2 percent complete
  •  Street ː 42.6 percent complete
  • State Rankː 27

Rank 2+ Recommended Projects

Functional Classification (FC)

Goal

Review of the latest TDOT Functional Classification maps to ensure proper implementation in the Waze map. Implementing TDOT FC on the Waze map helps steer traffic to routes which are planned to handle the extra traffic, and hopefully are in better condition and better marked.

Status

As of Sept 6, 2018, we have completed the review of 2 out of 19 TDOT Functional Classification maps which changed in the 2018 issue. 163 maps did not change between 2017 and 2018. This update project is 11% complete.

Basemap Cleanup

Goal

Basemap is the result of maps which Waze purchased access to in the early days. These segments often have incorrect names, missing connections, unknown directions, unconfirmed turns, and other issues. Many segments do not belong on the WME map at all. These can obviously create routing issues.

Editing Procedure

If you are unfamiliar with editing basemap, please contact other editors for tips and pointers. This is an untracked project.

Recommended Resources and Tools:

  • Extension: WME Toolbox, which will help you identify unconfirmed turns and other issues
  • Script: WME Magic, which will help highlight additional map issues.
  • Script: WME GIS, which will give you quick links to state and local GIS data sources (please report broken GIS links to a TN SM)

Parking Lot Areas (PLAs)

Goal

Parking lots are a new feature in Waze. Their presence on the map allows the app to recommend nearby parking options to users as they approach their destination. More uses are on the way, so we are actively working to map all parking lots in WME.

Editing Procedure

Please carefully read the current Wazeopedia Page for Parking Lot Places. This guidance is subject to change, so please return to it often. This is an untracked project.

We recommend that PLAs be added as you process the associated places. Clearing Map Problems related to missing PLAs is also a good way to locate areas to edit, but please tackle the places in addition to adding the PLA.

Recommended Resources and Tools:

Rank 3+ Recommended Projects

Places and Parking Lots, reprised

Please refer to the sections General Place Clean-up and Parking Lot Areas (PLAs) above for details . This is listed again under Rank 3+, as you have access to the External Provider Links options and to the standard lock level for most places. Please help lower-rank editors in their efforts to complete places.

Rank 4+ Recommended Projects

Rank 5+ Recommended Projects

Freeway Exit Review

Goal

Review of ramp names to ensure consistency with current standards for geometry, location of exit point, and naming to match posted signage.

Editing Procedure

Follow along Freeway routes, checking exit-by-exit. This is an untracked project. Please coordinate with other editors where Freeways leave your editing area.

Check signage wording versus latest StreetView, and verify ramp geometry with both StreetView and Satellite view. Pay close attention to TN-## versus SR-## as used on signage. Check FC maps for secondary route numbers which may need to be added to Freeways and Ramps.