[Tagging] Rural Alley?

Andrew Errington erringtona at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 01:23:12 UTC 2015


I looked at that street view.  To me, the way ahead (slightly to the left)
is highway=track.  The roads to the left, right and behind are
highway=service.

A

On 8 July 2015 at 19:27, johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

> We have something similar in Korea.  I have been using (and
> recommending) highway=service.
>
>
> I can get behind that.
>
> On Jul 8, 2015, at 6:54 PM, Paul Norman <penorman at mac.com> wrote:
>
> Tracks can be paved - tracktype=grade1 normally is paved, or is built to
> equivalent quality.
>
>
> This is vey confusing to me. I understood it before the big hullabaloo
> over the track classification system change, where track Grade 1 and
> Residential / service / driveway begins now really confusing. Grade 3 roads
> (usually doubletrack with grass growing down the middle) is easy.
>
> Here, tell me what you think:
>
>
> 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
>
> here is an intersection where a grade3 track meats a rice service road. in
> the distance, you cans see the unclassified road to the east.
>
> They go nowhere except back to the unclassified road.  But it is a paved
> and maintained public road with retaining walls and guardrails where there
> is a drain ditch.
>
> To me, tagging these as track muddies track really badly. they plainly are
> not tracks.
>
> I have ridden abandoned roads that are now tracks with asphalt, and I have
> driven maintained unclassified and residential roads which are compacted
> gravel.
>
> what would you suggest Paul?
>
> Javbw.
>
>
>
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