[OSM-newbies] Abandoned Army Base

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 06:41:45 GMT 2010


On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 6:41 AM, Kenneth Pardue <kenneth at pardue.me> wrote:
> Is this correct?  The roads, the ones that are in poor condition but still drivable, that is, I have
>tagged as access:permissive.  Is this the best way to show that the roads are still accessible,
>but discourage routers from sending people down them?

No. I believe the "yes/permissive/private/no" grading scale makes
sense in the UK where there are legally enshrined "rights of way", but
it falls down everywhere else. Essentially it's this: if the public
can drive there, it's "access=yes" (or motorcar=yes). If they can't,
it's "access=no".

Steve



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