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

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 10:31:57 BST 2010

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 5:19 AM, Kevin Atkinson <kevin at atkinson.dhs.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Aug 2010, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 4:41 AM, Kevin Atkinson <kevin at atkinson.dhs.org>
>> wrote:
>>> If you help me to find the roads mentioned I might be able to give you a
>>> little better advice.
>> What do you mean by "find the roads mentioned"?
> I assume what you gave are street names, correct? Are they in the area you
> linked to.  If so what are the marked as now, etc.  Can you give them in the
> order in which I will find them in the map, either going form North to South
> or West to East, etc.

They're all tertiary in the area I linked.
>>> Also how are you identifying the function of the roads.  Is it just local
>>> knowledge? Or are you using some official documents?
>> Mostly local knowledge for the more major roads, plus physical
>> characteristics for the minor collectors (for example, they have a
>> centerline while other nearby streets don't).
> In that case I will leave some of them as residential.  I didn't mark every
> road with a centerline as tertiary in Salt Lake City.  Many may be
> considered local roads and not collectors by the city and/or the state.

I'm arguing that it's useful to distinguish those from minor
residential streets.

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