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

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Fri Jul 13 14:06:35 UTC 2018


here is a map that renders area:highway :
http://osmapa.pl/w/area/?lat=53.44252&lon=14.54771&zoom=19&ol=PEFGABR
On Fri, Jul 13, 2018 at 3:55 PM Leo Gaspard <osm-ml at leo.gaspard.io> wrote:
>
> 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
> >
> >
> >
> >> 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
> >>
> >> [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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