[Tagging] Another classification needed for minor urban/suburban collectors?

André Riedel riedel.andre at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 10:16:41 BST 2010


On Mon, 23 Aug 2010, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> Making the former secondary would seemingly overload the map with
> secondaries. But as it is, there are two distinct classes of road
> marked as tertiary, and it's not always clear which connect between
> neighborhoods and which serve as main roads inside neighborhoods.
> Bumping the latter down to residential would also lose information:
> these are more than your typical residential street, and are intended
> to collect and distribute neighborhood traffic.
>
> Does anyone have any suggestions other than starting the long process
> to make a new "collector" classification for the latter? Am I using
> too few primaries and secondaries?

In Germany we use highway=unclassified as minor connection (below
tertiary) between two towns and also for the main road in or to a
neighborhood.

Ciao André



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