[Tagging] highway=service // public road?

Yves yvecai at gmail.com
Thu May 24 19:01:58 UTC 2018

Florian, I would agree with you. Posting the Australian pictures on the wiki would attract a few more opinions. 
Somebody dare?

Le 24 mai 2018 19:29:03 GMT+02:00, Florian Lohoff <f at zz.de> a Γ©crit :
>On Thu, May 24, 2018 at 08:14:34PM +1000, Andrew Harvey wrote:
>> On 23 May 2018 at 23:09, Florian Lohoff <f at zz.de> wrote:
>> >
>> > https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/service#values
>> >
>> > Looking at the values only 10% of the service=* are alley.
>> >
>> > What about highway=service without service=* ?
>> A lot of these are simply a lower classification than residential but
>> meet the qualification for alley, or any of the other service tags.
>In my
>> region these are commonly named as streets with the suffix "... Lane"
>> instead of "... Street" or "... Road".
>Interestingly the key:highway wiki page lists unclassified as
>the lowest classification of a road:
>	"The least most important through roads in a country's system"
>So using service as an even lower class road contradicts what has
>been in the Wiki for ages.
>IMHO service is a special road like a track. Its not part of 
>a classification of the public road system but used on mostly
>private property - Thats what the wiki says for like 10 years?
>	"For access roads to, or within an industrial estate, camp site,
>	business park, car park etc. Can be used in conjunction with service=*
>	to indicate the type of usage and with access=* to indicate who can
>	it and in what circumstances."
>So using service as a replacement for a narrow residential or
>a small unclassified is mapping for the renderer isnt it?
>Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
>             UTF-8 Test: The 🐈 ran after a 🐁, but the 🐁 ran away

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