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Information related to using Waze in the State of Rhode Island.
Information related to using Waze in the State of Rhode Island.

Revision as of 14:07, 27 December 2012

Information related to using Waze in the State of Rhode Island.

Cities and Towns

There are 39 Cities and Towns in the state, they are as follows.

  • Barrington
  • Bristol
  • Burrillville
  • Central Falls
  • Charlestown
  • Coventry
  • Cranston
  • Cumberland
  • East Greenwich
  • East Providence
  • Exeter
  • Foster
  • Glocester
  • Hopkinton
  • Jamestown
  • Jameston
  • Lincoln
  • Little Compton
  • Middletown
  • Narragansett
  • New Shoreham
  • Newport
  • North Kingstown
  • North Providence
  • North Smithfield
  • Pawtucket
  • Portsmouth
  • Providence
  • Richmond
  • Scituate
  • Smithfield
  • South Kingstown
  • Triverton
  • Warren
  • Warwick
  • West Greenwich
  • West Warwick
  • Westerly
  • Woonsocket

Major Roads

See Road Naming (USA) and Road Types (USA).

Major Construction Projects

See Rhode Island Construction for a list of LONG TERM Road Closures & Changes to Traffic Flow that impact the Waze Map.

Special Roads

Non-Driveable Roads

Generally, if a road can't be driven on (e.g. Walking Trail, Pedestrain Boardwalk, Stairway, Railroad, Runway/Taxiway) then it should not be mapped in Waze. This is due to the way the routing engine works, as Waze WILL route users to drive on these "Non-Driveable" road types. Please note there are several Railroads mapped in Rhode Island, these are due to users incorrectly running Waze while on the train & contributing false data to the system. This false data has been known to effect drivers on adjacent roads. These railroads are mapped in a VERY particular manner by Senior Area Managers and Country Managers to prevent Waze from routing on them.

Speed / Red Light Cameras

How to Identify Cameras.

To Do List

Want to help out with the map in Rhode Island? Check out the To Do List.

Mapping Utilities

Area Managers

Username Area Managed Comments Forum PM
Level 5 Country Managers
AndyPoms Statewide Connecticut based USA Country Manager, covers Rhode Island as well PM
Level 4 Area Managers
Level 3 Area Managers

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