[Tagging] Busways

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Sun Nov 6 01:30:35 UTC 2016

On Sat, 5 Nov 2016 16:42:47 +0100
Tijmen Stam <mailinglists at iivq.net> wrote:

> On 03-11-16 11:55, Yves wrote:
> > @Tijmen, IMHO there is very little chance to convince people to
> > change the way we tag highways because of buses using them or not.
> > Yves  
> This saddens me, because I don't propose to "change the way of
> tagging", but to "formalize the current main practice of tagging".
> As I have shown, highway=service is used about 7 times as much as 
> highway=unclassified, thereby diversifying the ways of tagging
> similar situations.

How sure are you that the situations are similar?  A bus-only driveway
giving access to a transit center and a bus-only road through a city
are both "access=no, psv=designated", but they're not similar sorts of


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