[HOT] Fwd: Question on Task #1043 roads

Megha Shrestha meghashrestha2 at gmail.com
Thu May 14 14:20:26 UTC 2015


Yes there is a need for clarification for consistency. It has been
difficult for us to tag different roads as there nature as well as use
differs from that described in the wiki. I think we can discuss further on
the tagging scheme for roads in Nepal

Thanks,
Megha

On Thu, May 14, 2015, 20:01 Steve Bower <sbower at gmavt.net> wrote:

> Agreed : the project instructions & wiki could use some clarification for
> consistency. I can help with that if there's agreement on the tagging
> scheme.
>
> The Nepal/Roads Wiki section on "tagging rural vehicular highways" states,
> "In practice highway=unclassified is usually the best choice", and
> "Sometimes highway=track is used, but in Nepal's classification scheme, it
> is typically used for agricultural roads."
>
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Nepal/Roads#Tagging_rural_vehicular_highways
>
> That differs from project instructions (for several relevant Nepal
> projects), which don't mention 'unclassified' and say to use 'track'.
>
> I had been tagging many dirt roads as highway=track, consistent with
> instructions and other tiles I had viewed, but now I'm seeing more tiles
> using highway=unclassified for such roadways.
>
> Steve
>
> On Thu, May 14, 2015 at 7:32 AM, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> >Let's avoid to map highway = road since the routing software wont use
>> this information.
>>
>> Sounds like there is quite a bit of  clean up to do on the highways many
>> are tagged road.
>>
>> Cheerio John
>>
>> On 14 May 2015 at 06:33, 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?
>>>
>>> Charlotte
>>>
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