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

Kevin Atkinson kevin at atkinson.dhs.org
Mon Aug 23 10:44:52 BST 2010

On Mon, 23 Aug 2010, Nathan Edgars II wrote:

>>>> 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.

Yes it would be, and I am not disagreeing with that. Did you not also ask 
for advice on what to do without the extra classification?

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