[HOT] Fwd: Question on Task #1043 roads

Steve Bower sbower at gmavt.net
Thu May 14 14:18:40 UTC 2015


Pierre noted, "If  road connect villages, indicate minimally
highway=tertiary. If unpaved, add the tag surface=unpaved."

We might need some guidance on what constitutes a village for this purpose,
for example, minimum number of buildings.

On Thu, May 14, 2015 at 6:33 AM, Pierre Béland <pierzenh at yahoo.fr> wrote:

> Let's avoid to map highway = road since the routing software wont use this
> information.
>
> If  road connect villages, indicate minimally highway=tertiary. If
> unpaved, add the tag surface=unpaved.
>
>
> Pierre
>
>   ------------------------------
>  *De :* amrit karmacharya <amrit.im at gmail.com>
> *À :* Megha Shrestha <meghashrestha2 at gmail.com>
> *Cc :* hot <hot at openstreetmap.org>
> *Envoyé le :* Jeudi 14 mai 2015 4h50
> *Objet :* Re: [HOT] Fwd: Question on Task #1043 roads
>
> The appropriate one is highway = road, until it has been verified. If they
> are roughly two lane and long, then use highway = tertiary.
>
> On Thu, May 14, 2015 at 9:29 AM, Megha Shrestha <meghashrestha2 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
> You can tag the unpaved, but maintained roads between small villages as
> highway = tertiary. You can see the description in
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nepal/Roads
>
> Thanks,
> Megha
>
>
>
>
>
>
> He, all,
>
>         I read the instructions for tagging roads on Task
>
> #1043.
>
>         However, there is no tag for roads that fall between
> highway=secondary
> and highway=track. What about the unpaved, but maintained roads between
> small
> villages? These are roads that we might tag highway=unclassified in the
> U.S.
> These roads often are (barely) two lanes. They're definitely larger than a
> typical
> track.
>         Do we tag those highway=secondary also?
>
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