[Tagging] Long-distance scenic roads

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 24 17:30:04 GMT 2011


On 2/24/2011 12:14 PM, Greg Troxel wrote:
>
> Nathan Edgars II<neroute2 at gmail.com>  writes:
>
>> On 2/24/2011 8:18 AM, Greg Troxel wrote:
>>> On the other hand, some apparently non-local user has messed up tagging
>>> of Route 2 near Boston/Cambridge (from alewife to the science museum)
>>> and made them trunk when they obviously aren't (to anyone who has been
>>> on them - no limited access, constant at-grade intersections, frequent
>>> lights), so maybe you could look into and fix that too :-)
>
>> Memorial Drive etc. is trunk as in more major than primary.
>
> That's not what trunk means - it's supposed to have significant motorway
> features, like some degree of limited access, very few lights, and very
> few at-grade intersections.  There are bits of Memorial Drive that begin
> to approach that, but certainly the area around Alewife is no where
> close, and arguably none of it does.

That's *one* thing trunk means. Trunk is also used as a higher 
classification than primary.



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