[Tagging] [Talk-us] Freeway exit tagging

Jack Burke burkejf3 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 01:56:53 UTC 2016


Would love to compare notes on that, but it'll have to be later next week.

If you want to look at what I do for exits, feel free to examine pretty
much all of them on I 75 south of Atlanta, as well as through downtown.

--jack


On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 4:25 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> I've given it a little minor tag-completion update if anybody wants to
> compare notes.
>
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 11:00 AM, Duane Gearhart <duane at mapzen.com> wrote:
>
>> FYI - the exit 78 interchange information has been updated. The Mapzen
>> directions are calling out the exit as you expected
>> http://www.openstreetmap.org/directions?engine=mapzen_car&ro
>> ute=31.67026%2C-83.61169%3B31.66674%2C-83.61442#map=18/31.66803/-83.61124
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 26, 2016 at 12:06 AM, David Mease <meased3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> My interpretation:
>>>
>>> What is the proper method to use turn:lanes to tag freeway lanes
>>>>> approaching an exit, where the exit branches directly from an edge lane
>>>>> without being part of the freeway itself, but the freeway lanes are not
>>>>> signed with an arrow, such as this one?
>>>>>  http://mapillary.com/map/im/7igAGXSa6EsUYlTIujXchw
>>>>>
>>>>
>>> This exit has no turn lane. There is no staging lane prior to the exit
>>> where tags could be placed, one should not be created just so that there is
>>> a place to put tags. This freeway should not be split. You said yourself
>>> that the exit is not part of the freeway itself, so tags should not be
>>> placed on the freeway. This intersection is a candidate for the destination
>>> tag.
>>>
>>>
>>>> mapping the road markings seems extremely strange - what if they are
>>>> very faded, when do we map them ? is there a threshold of % of the paint
>>>> left ?
>>>>
>>> what is there are no road markings but there are signs ?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Same difference. But the arrow in the above example is pointing to where
>>> the exit is, not describing a turn lane preceding the exit.
>>>
>>>
>>>> do we remove those tags during the winter in some regions ?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Do we remove the name tag from roads when the street signs get iced over
>>> or overgrown with vegetation?
>>>
>>> mapping of markings separately also seems to have no functional benefit.
>>>> the information should be useful for navigation
>>>
>>>
>>> Road markings are both beneficial and useful for navigation. Cities and
>>> governments have paid a lot of money installing them all over globe
>>> precisely for these reasons. OSM would be well served to include them
>>> exactly as is. I don't hear a lot of people complaining about how those
>>> arrows on the roads led them astray.
>>>
>>> In the above example, I would not expect navigation software to direct
>>> me to get into the lane marked with a slight right arrow. In fact, I would
>>> be miffed when I found there was no such lane. All I would expect is a
>>> simple "In x distance take exit 78 towards Sycamore/Ocilla"
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> Talk-us mailing list
>>> Talk-us at openstreetmap.org
>>> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us
>>>
>>>
>>
>> _______________________________________________
>> Talk-us mailing list
>> Talk-us at openstreetmap.org
>> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-us
>>
>>
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/attachments/20160901/94c01f2c/attachment-0001.html>


More information about the Tagging mailing list