[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - highway strip

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Tue Jun 26 07:18:38 UTC 2018

On 26/06/18 16:29, Philip Barnes wrote:
> No strong opinion either, but how are these verified. Is there some 
> sort of sign?
Here, yes. and in some places;
the road furniture (guide posts, speed signs) are removable so the wings 
clear things., and the police come out to remove the signs and close the 

Wikipedia has a world wide article on it .. 


Then there is this - warning video is annoying

> Phil (trigpoint)
> On 26 June 2018 07:04:35 BST, osm.tagging at thorsten.engler.id.au wrote:
>     Don't really have a strong opinion on it either way, just to raise a point for discussion... but if it's for emergencies, should it have some tag in the emergency=* namespace?
>         -----Original Message----- From: Jyri-Petteri Paloposki
>         <jyri-petteri.paloposki at iki.fi> Sent: Tuesday, 26 June 2018
>         00:56 To: 'Tag discussion, strategy and related tools'
>         <tagging at openstreetmap.org> Subject: [Tagging] Feature
>         Proposal - RFC - highway strip Hi, proposing a new value
>         aeroway=highway_strip for landing strips that are normally
>         used as a part of a highway, but can be closed either because
>         of a military exercise or emergency landing for aeroplane
>         landing. The tag should only be used when the strip has been
>         dedicated as an emergency landing strip, other possibly
>         suitable emergency landing strips should not be tagged.
>         Currently there are a few highway strips that have been tagged
>         with aeroway=highway_strip (in addition to the proper
>         highway=* tag). Others have been tagged as aeroway=runway,
>         which causes the strip to be rendered the same way as an
>         aerodrome runway, which isn't sensible. There should be a way
>         to separate strips that have been dedicated as emergency
>         landing strips but are otherwise in use as a highway and
>         normal runways / dedicated emergency landing strips. The
>         proposal can be found at
>         https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/highway_strip
>         . Best regards, -- Jyri-Petteri Paloposki
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