[Tagging] Living streets in the United States

Alan Millar amillar503 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 8 03:40:55 BST 2010

On Sat, 2010-08-07 at 11:20 -0700, Paul Johnson wrote:
> After having come across a few ways tagged "highway=living_street" in 
> Troutdale, Oregon; I have to wonder what exactly would qualify such a 
> street as a living street given that we have no such classification in 
> the Americas?

Heck, we don't have most of the other OSM highway classifications
either, but that doesn't mean we can't think up a use for them :-)

>From the wiki it looks like something smaller or more restricted than a
regular residential street, but bigger than a driveway.  We've got
things like that; why not tag them that way?

- Alan

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