[Tagging] Tram tracks running in a road

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Sun Feb 8 21:32:24 UTC 2015

is it one asphalt way with one track? Then I agree. Or is it one asphalt
way with two tracks, one for each direction of the tram lines? Then I'd
draw 3 ways, 2 for the tracks, and 1 for the highway.


2015-02-08 21:35 GMT+01:00 Markus Lindholm <markus.lindholm at gmail.com>:

> On 8 February 2015 at 19:57, Jo <winfixit at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't like to reuse the same ways for both railway and highway. The
> shape
> > of the railways follow smooth curves for obvious reasons, whereas cars
> can
> > make 90 degree turns.
> I don't understand why that is a problem. If the road is such that the
> vehicles drive on top of the tracks, then the obvious solution is to
> have just one way with both highway and railway tags. At corners and
> otherwise where the track for the tram diverges from the road create a
> separate way for the tracks.
> /Markus
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