[Tagging] Rural Alley?

John Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Wed Jul 8 21:03:07 UTC 2015

I have seen some people insist that highway=track only be used if the 
landuse Is farmland, but not if the land is covered by bushes or trees 
because no cultivation is taking place.

John F. Eldredge -- john at jfeldredge.com
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot 
drive out hate; only love can do that." -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

On July 8, 2015 6:06:21 AM moltonel 3x Combo <moltonel at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 08/07/2015, johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:
> > 
> https://www.google.com/maps/@36.431238,139.246753,3a,78y,233.04h,65.44t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sqk2OIIDRfkCjb8uqWNbkhw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!6m1!1e1
> To me this (along with the description) is highway=track
> tracktype=grade1. You can add surface, lanes, maxspeed, width, etc for
> good measure.
> The difference between track and service is not about the quality of
> the road, but about its intended purpose. Track for agrigulture,
> service for built up areas (very simplified). It's the same for all
> highway=* values : the purpose and official classification are more
> important criterias than the road quality. Which makes the secondary
> tags even more usefull.
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