[Tagging] Living streets in the United States

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 12:34:52 BST 2010

2010/8/10 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
>> How is this different from every residential street in North America?
> I don't know for US. I just say for what it was originally created in
> Europe. When I say the max speed is smaller, it's really smaller. See the
> defaults per country:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_tags_for_routing/Maxspeed
> where usually residential is 50 to 60 km/h, the living street is from 7 to
> 30 km/h (or walk speed).

additionally for Germany there are other restrictions like no parking
outside marked parking spaces, general priority of pedestrians and
playing kids towards cars, general implicit "give way" when leaving
the living_street, etc.


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