[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - bike safety

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 02:02:29 BST 2011

On 10/1/2011 8:36 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Sat, 2011-10-01 at 19:48 -0400, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> On 10/1/2011 6:19 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>> So much so that the anal-retentive opposition to such tagging is
>>> creating problems for mapping areas that explicitly assign such ratings
>>> officially!
>> Assuming you're talking about some variant of the "bicycle level of
>> service", why would that belong on the map? We don't have tags for car
>> level of service.
> Sure we do.  highway=trunk, highway=motorway, highway=primary...these
> tend to be primarily if not exclusively motorist-oriented in practice.

Level of service is a technical concept that says how well a highway 
handles the traffic it is given. I don't know if this article is any 
good, but it covers the topic: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Level_of_service

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