[Tagging] Rural Alley?

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Jul 8 09:27:36 UTC 2015


On 7/8/2015 1:25 AM, johnw wrote:
[trimmed]
> The issue is that these “small windy roads that go everywhere” go 
> nowhere. the land they access is for farming the subdivided sections 
> ... lead you on a tour of the local rice plots and hills.
>
> it is basically access for the farmers, which then have a network of 
> (private?) tracks and paths that break the sections down further.
>
> they just loop around a big rice field, or connect to other roads 
> which service other rice fields or logging plots: nothing of interest 
> - not even a house - is there. Only the local farmers need use of 
> them, but they are public.
>
> it’s the purpose of the road - the lack of shoulders and other road 
> standards, and expected curves, turns, and other “classifications” of 
> the road.

 From what you've said about the purpose, it sounds like highway=track. 
The conditions (paved or not, etc) would then dictate the tracktype and 
other tags.
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