[Tagging] RFC on two proposals: Motorway indication; Expressway indication

David ``Smith'' vidthekid at gmail.com
Fri Jul 16 21:35:17 BST 2010


On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 9:40 PM, Bill Ricker <bill.n1vux at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 12:32 AM, David ``Smith'' <vidthekid at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  You might be thinking, "what's an expressway?"  The
>> short answer is, it's just like a freeway/motorway but with at-grade
>> intersections.
>
> Huh?  That's weird to me.
>
> The only Expressway so named nearby Boston (USA) is fully
> ramp-interchange-controlled-access.

Many roads are /named/ "expressway" even if they are physically not
expressways.  To give a Boston-area example, I'm talking about roads
like Route 2 from about Route 27 near Acton to Route 2A east of
Concord.  (I drove on this back in May.  It's definitely what I would
call an expressway.)

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