How Boston, NYC drivers reacted to January Nor’easter

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There’s snow place like home.  People tend to drive less when it’s snowing. People drive even less when their city officials expressly forbid them from doing so.  Due to excessive predictions on the severity of… Continue reading

[Data Viz] Crayon the Grid

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 We were digging around some data blogs and found this post from back in October.  Have you ever noticed that some cities are just easier to navigate when you’re driving? It might be… Continue reading

[Introducing] Waze City Spotlight: London

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Big Ben is a bell, not a clock. Happy new year.  In a feature that is soon to be recurring, we take a look at cities around the world to figure out what… Continue reading

Fall back…into traffic?

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At least we got an extra hour of traffic sleep, right?  The “time change”: an extra hour of sleep, right? But then there’s the inevitable shortening of the days, the returning home in the dark,… Continue reading

All of the Lights: Traffic in 8 Cities

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“They say the universe is expanding. That should help with the traffic.” – Steven Wright Traffic is a universal problem.  Some have touted the arrival of autonomous vehicles as the solution to traffic,… Continue reading

Fuel for Thought: Waze Users React to Dropping Gas Prices

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Drivers in the United States received some very welcome news last week when they heard that gas prices are dropping. CNN Money posted data from OPIS (Oil Price Information Service) and their sister company, GasBuddy.com,… Continue reading

Drivers on the Storm: How Waze Users Helped FEMA

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Nearly two years have passed since Superstorm Sandy overtook the east coast of the United States. Though it made landfall in the Caribbean and resulted in billions of dollars damage throughout the country,… Continue reading

Data in Photos: The Places You’ll Go

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Why do my destinations now have photos? Because thousands of Wazers have been adding “Places” to the map, a feature we introduced recently that has blowing up, according to these screenshots of San Francisco, NYC… Continue reading

Introducing the W10 and the new Connected Citizens Platform

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One of the strongest features of Waze is the real-time data we receive from users reporting through the app on everything that happens on the roads: traffic, accidents, construction, road closures, road hazards,… Continue reading

The Modern Driver: A Waze Commuter Survey

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A short while back we did an anonymous survey in the US of 1000 Waze users who, in order to be eligible for the survey, use a car for their primary means of… Continue reading