User:Poncewattle/Delaware Backup

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Information related to using Waze in the State of Delaware.

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Cities and Towns

NEEDS UPDATE There are x Cities and Towns in the state. See xxxx for proper naming information.

Major Roads

NEEDS UPDATE See Road names, Road types and xxxx Roads By Type


NEEDS UPDATE Landmarks in xxxx should follow the guidelines from the state of Connecticut until the national standards are complete.

Major Construction Projects

NEEDS UPDATE See the xxxx forum for a list of long term road closures and changes to traffic flow that impact the Waze Map.

Special Roads


  • Alleys should always be mapped if they have a name.
  • Alleys should always be mapped if they are the sole access to a home or business.
  • Alleys should always be set to "Private"
  • Alleys are normally mapped if they are acknowledged by the municipality.

If an alley does not meet the above criteria, mapping is optional. Leave the name field blank.

Non-Drivable Roads

Generally, if a path can't be driven on (e.g. Walking Trail, Pedestrian Boardwalk, Stairway, Railroad, Runway/Taxiway) then it not normally mapped. If it is mapped, it should not be connected to any roads. This is due to the way the routing engine works, as Waze will route users to drive on these "Non-Drivable" road types.

It is permitted to map Railroads since some users run Waze while on the train and contributing false data to the system. This false data has been known to effect drivers on adjacent roads. Railroads should be level -5 and locked at the highest level of the editor.

Time Restricted Turns

There is beta testing for setting Time Based Restricted turns in WME. Watch for announcements in the forum on this feature

Speed / Red Light Cameras

Only Red Light Cameras are legal in the State of Delaware. More information can be found on the IIHS website for DE and other states.

Red Light Cameras

There is an ongoing discussion regarding all the red light cameras in DE in the Waze forums. Please post any needed updates/changed to red light cameras there, so local AMs and other editors can make appropriate changes.

  • NOTE: It is important to check the DIRECTIONALITY of ALL red light cameras. In many (most) cases, the red light camera is only monitoring one direction of traffic. An example of intersection where this is the case can be found at US-40 and SR-896.

Other Camera Types

These are cameras or signs that either provide driver feedback or are used for traffic control. These devices CAN NOT issue tickets and should not be mapped.

How to Identify Cameras.

To Do List

NEEDS UPDATE Want to help out with the map in Delaware? Check out the To Do List. (Definitely out of date.)

Mapping Resources

Here are some examples of resources that we cannot use because of copyright restrictions. See Using_external_sources for a general discussion of the problem. You can contact the copyright holders, representing no-one but yourself, and asking them to create a copyright/license notice that would allow anyone to freely use the information without attribution. The Waze team is working to come up with an allowed list of online mapping resources.


Area Managers

Username Area Managed Comments Forum PM
Rank 6 Country Managers
orbitc Region 10 Northeast Regional Coordinator Rank 6 PM
jondrush Region 5 Northeast Coordinator PM
Rank 5 Country Managers
XX -- -- PM
Rank 4 - State Managers
MReiser4670 All of Delaware Based in PA PM
Rank 5 Area Managers (not Country Managers)
russblau Sussex and southern Kent Counties PM
Rank 4 Area Managers
XX -- -- PM
Rank 3 Area Managers
mishterhaz New Castle Co Also AM in north eastern MD and northern NJ PM

If you are an Area Manager that covers the State of Delaware, or a USA Country Manager that does a lot of work in Delaware, please add yourself to this list (alphabetical by username).