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

André Riedel riedel.andre at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 11:59:20 BST 2010


2010/8/23 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:34 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> If that's so, why do we have residential at all? Why not just use
>> unclassified?
>
> 'residential' was originaly created for residential areas only. But many
> contributors use it extensively for all minor urban roads. So I just
> consider 'residential' and 'unclassified' as equal (although personally I
> use 'residential' only for its original purpose).

I see a difference in the connection level: (top->down)
... tertiary -> unclassified -> residential -> service ...

BTW: you will find mostly all 'residentials' in the build-up area.

André



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