[Tagging] Mapping gentle slopes?

Tobias Knerr osm at tobias-knerr.de
Tue Jan 4 15:42:06 GMT 2011

Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> Is there a way to tag that a street is downhill in the
> forward or backward direction?

Is the incline=* key[1] what you are looking for? You can specify that a
way goes uphill (incline=up) or downhill (incline=down) relative to the
way's direction. You can also use positive or negative percentages as
values to more precisely indicate the way's steepness.

Tobias Knerr

[1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:incline

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