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

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 10:19:12 BST 2010

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 5:16 AM, André Riedel <riedel.andre at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

highway=unclassified in my experience is essentially
highway=residential outside a residential area.

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