USA/Mid Atlantic/Places/Main

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The Mid Atlantic follows the national Places guidance.

To prevent loss of data due to automatic acceptance of submissions from "trusted users, all area places and points with complete data should be locked to Level 2 at a minimum.

Metro stations in DC, MD, and VA The major public transportation system within the Washington DC metropolitan is METRO. It consists of both buses and rail. The above ground train/bus stations shall be mapped as area places and locked at L3. The below ground train stations shall be mapped as point places and locked at L3.

Additionally, please consult the following table for minimum lock level for completed places.

Place Type Minimum Lock Level
Area Places 2
Gas Stations 3
Metro Stations 3
Hospital/Medical Care 4
Fire Department 4
Police Station 4
Airports 4

Oddball Place Categories

Most categories in Waze are self-evident, however, occasionally questions arise as to what category should be used to maintain consistency in search results across the region. Use the chart below when working with a place that is not part of a chain and you are unsure of the category.

Oddball Place Category Mappings
Type of Place Point/Area Category 1 Category 2 Notes
Funeral Homes Point Shopping and Services
Liquor Stores Point Shopping and Services
Storage Centers Point Shopping and Services