User:Waze Closures Bot

From Wazeopedia

Revision as of 17:40, 17 October 2017 by Driving79 (talk | contribs) (→‎Actions for the Editor: Typo, changed confirmed to confirm)


The Waze Closures Bot is an automated chat bot for use in the Waze Discord servers developed by WimVandierendonck (PM)  Profile L2.png. The Waze Closures Bot is to help assist editors in modifying and implementing closures that have been entered by Wazers. The Waze Closures Bot is to be used in conjunction with the guidance in Real Time Closures and regional wiki guidance.

Who Can Use It

Any editor editing in USA or Canada can use the bot if it is activated in a regional Discord channel.

Current Regions Where The Bot Is Live


Actions for the Editor

  • Research the reported closures to confirm they are valid.
  • Implement/modify the closure to make it active in the WME app. Functionality restricted to R3+


Waze Closure Bot Examples
Waze Closure Bot Comment


Wazer Ranking - Range { 1-10 }
The reporting Wazer's closure reliability based on the success of past closures.
Note: R6 will always be 10 and R5 will always be 9. Only 5+ show up on LiveMap

Rating - Range { 0-5 }
Assigned number based on the reporting Wazer's interaction with the app. Can change over time.

Severity - Range { 1 - 5 }
Assigned number based on a combination of road type, amount of traffic and the importance of the road.


Wazer Username - Opens a new editor profile tab to the reporter or commenter.
Waze Editor Username (Comments only) - Opens a new editor profile tab to the closing editor.
PM Link (if the Wazer has a forum account) - Opens a new forum PM tab allow communication to the commenter or closing editor.
Live Map - Opens a new Livemap tab with a point at the closure location.
WME - Opens a new Waze Map Editor (WME) tab with the closure segment highlighted.
App - Opens the Waze app at the closure location. hint: To reply to closures.

Repeat Count Color Code

Color Definition
Grey New Reported closure.
Orange Same closure has been reported between 2-4 times over the previous 7 days.
Red Same closure reported at least 5 times in the previous 7 days.
Black Comment on closure from Wazer