[Tagging] Motorway_junction = javbw confusion

Duane Gearhart duane at mapzen.com
Wed Jun 1 22:59:11 UTC 2016

Can you give an example route using osm.org of where there is an issue?
And, describe the issue on the example route? The current tags support
interchange information for both "on ramps" and "off ramps"


On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 6:20 PM, johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

> On Jun 1, 2016, at 8:56 AM, Andrew Errington <erringtona at gmail.com> wrote:
> Motorway entrance could be implicit and detected by software planning a
> route from a regular road to a motorway_link road through a toll booth.
> The name of the toll both can represent the name of the entrance (in Korea
> all toll booths are named with the interchange name).
> I will think about it, but I think it is necessary to have a tag for
> entrances if we have a tag for exits - especially when our notion for
> labeling junctions seems to assume a corresponding exit is there. being
> able to say “this is an entrance” where there is a big sign that says
> “entrance” and “here is the name, ref, destination and other information
> about this entrance” - not just information about the motorway tagged onto
> the _link road. This might become necessary, as motorway signage toll
> plazas disappear with ETC systems that collect tolls automatically with
> radio transponders; several of the exits have no toll booth, just a
> transponder on a pole.
> Javbw
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