[Tagging] Local highways classifications

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 13:16:43 UTC 2015


You might have to explain a little more what the issue is, if you want
comments from people from other countries who don't speak much/any Polish...

On Thu, Jul 16, 2015 at 1:46 PM, Daniel Koć <daniel at koć.pl> wrote:

> There's a lengthy discussion going on polish forum about using
> motorway/trunk tagging for our main highways:
>
> http://forum.openstreetmap.org/viewtopic.php?id=31488
>
> It looks that whatever solution we will choose, there's no clear mapping
> between OSM and country-level classification of highways, so it makes sense
> to tag them also with well-known and complete local scheme, which could be
> written down like:
>
> highway:class:pl=S/A/GP/G
> highway:category:pl=2/4/6/7 (the number is the same as the corresponding
> admin_level)
>
> I'd like to know if this scheme works also for some other (still probably
> not all) countries, so we could also use:
>
> highway:class:xx=*
> highway:category:xx=*
>
> as a general local-level classification scheme?
>
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