[Tagging] Rural Alley?

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 23:03:14 UTC 2015

On 9/07/2015 7:03 AM, John Willis wrote:
> Then why did they keep track+level1+paved at all? It's like calling it a motorway level 9. Its shoehorned into somewhere it doesn't belong.
> These roads may have a similar purpose - local access - but the grade of the road is completely out of the category I would ever call a "track".
> There are so many implied things with road classifications - i know they can all be described by other tags (surface, width, max speed) but if i say the word "freeway" "parkway" "alley" "lane" "track" - all of them bring different things to your mind.

For me
A motorway has a standard of construction (width of lanes, verge width) 
that clearly distinguish it from say a residential street.

A track has a very rough construction/design for a simply purpose. They 
may be in park lands, forestry areas.  They usually provide maintenance 

An alley is always in a hi population area (CBD, residential areas for 
example). And they always abut small properties usually to provide 
access to those properties.

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