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@WardogComputer @wanton_soup @seanlconnelly @libbyrinth Generally anonymous @waze users can only edit map data within the app at the location itself. There are safeguards for modifying it via the web to prevent abuse. Incorrect data is cleaned up pretty quickly

 

@Waze_USA @Waze If the local is watching any of the @caltransdist7 or @CaltransHQ tweets, they've generally been pretty good sources of data

 

@libbyrinth No. It's quite easy for _anyone_ to go in and indicate road closures, construction, and short term events. That's a major value of the system!

 

Replied to a post on github.com :

Everything else seems to work rather well. I like the general look of the new set!

 

@joelrubin Come to think of it why aren't @CaltransDist7, @LAPDHQ, @911LAPD, or others directly editing the @Waze maps directly in real time to help mitigate these issues? They know which streets are closed/impassable and this could be a great help instead of a hindrance.

 

@joelrubin It also doesn't help that they're randomly and capriciously closing routes without notification and/or updating those apps with the realtime closures.
http://boffosocko.com/2017/12/06/mismanaged-road-closures-on-210-freeway-for-the-creek-fire-and-others/

 

@michael_nielsen It also doesn't help that they're randomly and capriciously closing routes without notification and/or updating those apps with the realtime closures.
http://boffosocko.com/2017/12/06/mismanaged-road-closures-on-210-freeway-for-the-creek-fire-and-others/

 

I recall reading somewhere that Fanny Farmer and her eponymous and illustrious (read:nefarious if you're a baker) cookbook heavily influenced American (home) bakers to move from measuring flour by weight to measuring by volume instead. It's done such a disservice to the bread world here in the states. I suspect this is where the need to sift has stemmed as the amount of sifted flour in one cup can be drastically different from a packed cup.

I definitely ignore any cookbooks (with bread and pastry) that measure flour by volume over weight. It's just sacrilege.

 

I wish I could make them, but my friend @eatpodcast is doing two bread workshops in Washington DC in December. If you're a foodie, you should definitely take a peek!
http://www.fornacalia.com/2017/workshops-in-washington-dc

 

I drove through here yesterday twice on my way to math class at UCLA and it wasn't nearly as haunting:
https://twitter.com/WLV_investor/status/938410022538682368

 

I've spent a few hours, usually while watching television, slowly but surely updating my OPML list in the past weeks/months. It's been a bit tedious, but is slowly but surely coming into better shape over time. I don't recommend trying to do it all at once...

The nice part is now that it's nearly done (aside from occasional additions/deletions in the future) it will be much more portable.

 

@CaltransDist7 I'd also think you'd be doing more good to edit the Waze app map with road/ramp closures as needed. Even more so as you'll know about them before they physically happen.

 

@CaltransDist7 How about we make a worst case scenario plan now before this evening's rush hour to help conserve some of our precious resources? Particularly before we loose daylight which is going to compound things?
http://boffosocko.com/2017/12/06/mismanaged-road-closures-on-210-freeway-for-the-creek-fire-and-others/

 

@CaltransDist7 That's odd because I didn't see anyone battling fires in NW Glendale this morning *anywhere near* the Pennsylvania or Lowell exits. I have a feeling it was more like poor resource management and lack of communication. Can we do better please? :)

 

@Andy_Truc I saw it after I made some calls and after I finished writing the post below. The tougher question is why were they all closed through rush hour? Was there some major change in the fires in the last two hours?
http://boffosocko.com/2017/12/06/mismanaged-road-closures-on-210-freeway-for-the-creek-fire-and-others/