Sandwiched between Interstate 395 and Interstate 495 and fed up with cut-through commuter traffic, residents of central Alexandria are asking the city for help.
Google Maps has been the standard-bearer since its launch in 2005 but Apple has done a lot to catch up with Google in the past six years. Data Doctors’ Ken Colburn weighs the pros and cons of the two navigation apps.
Drivers willing to give someone a ride for a small fee to cover some of their costs for gas and other expenses need only Waze’s app on their phone. Anyone willing to pay a few bucks to hitch a ride will need to install a different Waze app focused on carpooling.
Drivers who listen unconditionally to navigation systems can end up getting into trouble, lost or routed onto all-electronic toll roads. So, Waze has made an adjustment E-ZPass users might want to know about.
Some Alexandria side streets have become popular shortcut recommendations for apps such as Waze and Google Maps, leaving residents frustrated. See what the city is doing to combat the congestion.
The unsettling side effects of traffic-tackling technology are popping up more frequently as more drivers depend on smartphones equipped with navigation apps like Waze, Google Maps and Apple Maps.
The navigation app Waze has released a new safety feature that reminds users not to forget their child, pet or other loved ones in the car before getting out.
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