[Tagging] [Talk-us] Long-distance scenic roads

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 02:46:21 GMT 2011


They should be part of a route relation.

On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 8:40 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>wrote:

> In the US there are two long federally-maintained roads, the Blue Ridge
> Parkway and Natchez Trace Parkway, that were built for the sole purpose of
> sightseeing. Since they are surrounded by a narrow strip of parkland, access
> is only allowed at certain points, so they are technically expressways
> (normally trunk in the US). On the other hand, they are not intended in any
> way for utilitarian travel, and functionally fit approximately as secondary
> or tertiary.
>
> Tagging is thus inconsistent. It looks like the BRP was recently all
> changed to secondary, but the NTP has portions of residential (obvious BS)
> and primary. I'm pretty sure I've also seen trunk and tertiary used in the
> past.
>
> Does anyone have an opinion on how these should be handled?
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