[Tagging] [Talk-us] Variable max speed corridors

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Fri Dec 30 05:32:43 GMT 2011


On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 10:29 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 2011-12-29 at 22:12 -0600, Martijn van Exel wrote:
>> Variable max speed corridors are nothing new for Europe, but they
>> apparently are a novelty for the US.
>> Is there an established tagging convention for this?
>>
>> http://www.katu.com/news/local/Variable-speed-limit-signs-are-coming-to-Portland-136326623.html
>>
>
> For this area, the maxspeed will never be over 50 mph, so I don't see a
> reason to change the existing maxspeed.
>

I don't either. An additional tag may be appropriate though.
maxspeed=signals is mentioned on
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/OSM_tags_for_routing/Maxspeed#discussed_future_extensions
but that would override any fixed maxspeed. Maybe
maxspeed:variable=yes.

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