Illinois/Reference information

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Statewide

Maps

Other Resources

  • Google Map Tools (useful for drawing arbitrary polygons to use in AM requests)

Chicagoland

Downstate Counties

Note: links are GIS resources unless otherwise indicated - Sites marked with a $ have fee based access.

Road Categorization

See Road names/USA, Road types/USA and Illinois/Roads by type (coming soon)

Road Construction

See Illinois/Construction for a list of LONG TERM Road Closures & Changes to Traffic Flow that impact the Waze Map. (coming soon)

Speed / Red Light Cameras

Red light cameras are legal.

Mobile speed cameras may be in use in construction zones statewide. These cameras are not to be mapped in Waze.

Chicago is currently the only community to authorize the use of permanent speed cameras. These cameras are to be mapped in Waze.

List of cities in Illinois that use red light cameras (source: IIHS, updated 12/2014):

  • Addison
  • Algonquin
  • Alsip
  • Aurora
  • Bedford Park
  • Bellwood
  • Bensenville
  • Berwyn
  • Blue Island
  • Calumet City
  • Carol Stream
  • Chicago
  • Cook County
  • Country Club Hills
  • Countryside
  • Des Plaines
  • East Dundee
  • East St. Louis
  • Elk Grove Village
  • Forest Park
  • Fox Lake
  • Franklin Park
  • Granite City
  • Gurnee
  • Highland Park
  • Hoffman Estates
  • Hometown
  • Homewood
  • Lake in the Hills
  • Lake Zurich
  • Libertyville
  • Lincolnwood
  • Lisle
  • Lynwood
  • Lyons
  • Markham
  • Maywood
  • Melrose Park
  • Morton Grove
  • North Chicago
  • North Riverside
  • Northfield
  • Northlake
  • Oak Forest
  • Oak Lawn
  • Olympia Fields
  • Orland Park
  • Palatine
  • Palos Heights
  • Palos Hills
  • River Forest
  • Roselle
  • Schiller Park
  • Skokie
  • South Chicago Heights
  • South Holland
  • St. Charles
  • Streamwood
  • Tinley Park
  • Villa Park
  • Warrenville
  • Wauconda
  • Waukegan
  • Westchester
  • Western Springs
  • Westmont Village
  • Wheeling
  • Wilowbrook
  • Winfield
  • Worth

To-do Lists

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