[Tagging] Tram tracks running in a road
winfixit at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 00:18:49 UTC 2015
I'm afraid joggers may want to start training on those train:lanes...
Do you mean rail:lanes? or tram_track:lanes? or tram_rails:lanes?
2015-02-09 0:08 GMT+01:00 Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org>:
> train:lanes=* might be a tag worth inventing for the highway way, giving
> it more thought.
> On Sun, Feb 8, 2015 at 5:02 PM, Luca Sigfrido Percich <
> luca.percich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> many thanks for all your feedback! It will take me a week to sort it all
>> out! :)
>> In Milano we already have (nearly) all the tram traks drawn as distinct
>> ways, so switching back to the "single way for highway and railway" model
>> wouldn't be a good option - it would mean losing detail.
>> I understand that drawing the road as a precise centerline and giving it
>> correct width tags has a value of its own and would allow us to dynamically
>> establish the relationship between roads and railway, not to mention a
>> better rendering and modeling.
>> But for the sake of "explicit is better than implicit" I still have the
>> impression that we should also use a tag or two for saying that there is a
>> tram track in a road.
>> 2015-02-08 23:18 GMT+01:00 Janko Mihelić <janjko at gmail.com>:
>>> 2015-02-08 19:57 GMT+01:00 Jo <winfixit at gmail.com>:
>>>> 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. So I'll always keep using separate ways for
>>>> the tram rails. One for each direction of travel. And a way in the middle
>>>> (on the straight parts) for the highway. An exception to that are dual
>>>> carriageways, with the rails embedded, but usually the rails are between
>>>> the carriageways in that case.
>>> I agree, railway=tram should be separate. Tags on the highway only
>>> describe lanes, they do not represent the railway. Tag
>>> tram:lanes:forward=no|designated only says that the outer lane has a
>>> railway track on it.
>>> Janko Mihelić
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