[Tagging] highway = track vs. residential

Florian Lohoff f at zz.de
Fri Jan 8 08:55:10 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jan 07, 2016 at 03:15:00PM -0700, Mike Thompson wrote:
> I am editing in Colorado, US in a rural part of the state. I do have first
> hand knowledge of the area. It looks like someone has gone through and
> changed many ways tagged "highway = residential" to "highway = track."  For
> example:
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/6152252#map=16/40.7825/-105.1985
> Although these are gravel surfaced roads (not yet tagged that way, but
> physically that is what they are), the ones in question provide access to
> two or more homes and/or ranches.  To me these are not "tracks" but
> "residential." Before I change these back, I wanted to check with the
> community.
> Also, I would like your opinion on driveways (if they are mapped at all).
> My understanding is that they (at least the part between the public road
> and the house) should be tagged highway=service, service=driveway,
> access=private and not highway=track.

public property - residential buildings

private property - residential buildings

IMHO it cant be a track as long as there are residential

Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
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