[Tagging] Living streets in the United States

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sun Aug 8 19:08:04 BST 2010


On Sat, 07 Aug 2010 19:40:55 -0700, Alan Millar wrote:

> 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 :-)

Sure we do, crack open the HFCS and translate British English to US 
English, you've got a really good start.

> 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?

Well, that's what I'm asking...what qualifies?




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