[Tagging] area:highway=* (was: Re: landcover=asphalt ; landuse=highway)

Leo Gaspard osm-ml at leo.gaspard.io
Fri Jul 13 13:54:10 UTC 2018


Oh indeed, thanks! Unfortunately, it looks like it's not rendered… [1]
(the kerbs look like they are rendered, though)

[1] https://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/51.49391/-0.15691


On 07/13/2018 10:43 PM, Bryan Housel wrote:
> From what I remember people are already using  `area:highway=*` for detailed street area mapping.
> https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/area%3Ahighway <https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/area:highway>
> 
> I would think `landuse=highway` would work kind of like `landuse=railway`, used to map a right of way corridor, not the actual asphalt surface.
> 
> Thanks, Bryan
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> 
>> On Jul 13, 2018, at 9:36 AM, Leo Gaspard <osm-ml at leo.gaspard.io> wrote:
>>
>> These tags has already been put forth in the landcover proposal [1], but
>> I was just pointed to [2] where a user complained (rightfully) that the
>> shape of the road on OSM mismatched the shape of the actual road.
>>
>> As a consequence, I think we should add the `landuse=highway` in the
>> list of officially-defined tags, especially given it is already used
>> ~10k times.
>>
>> And encourage putting the relevant polygon inside the associatedStreet,
>> because that would make sense.
>>
>> And potentially also add landcover=asphalt, because why not?
>>
>> FTR, google maps already has a similar feature, that is visible eg. at [3]
>>
>> What do you think about this?
>>
>>
>> [1] https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/landcover
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>> [2] https://www.openstreetmap.org/note/1387860
>>
>> [3]
>> https://tools.geofabrik.de/mc/#18/35.8820/139.5169&num=2&mt0=mapnik&mt1=google-map
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