[Tagging] Named walking tracks following road

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 06:23:15 UTC 2018

On 28/11/18 17:05, Graeme Fitzpatrick wrote:
> Just working on some errors identified by Map Roulette as having 
> invalid characters in street names.
> One that's come up is 
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/search?query=rocky%20creek%20dam#map=18/-28.63593/153.34517, 
> where named walking tracks follow a service road across a dam wall.

This comes up with a dam with no tracks in the USA.
Better off with https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/435947564
And that clearly demonstrates the problem.

> The original mapper included the track names on the road, so it's now 
> erroring due to the name showing as "track;track;track"
> The easiest way of fixing it is probably to just take the names off 
> the road, & add a parallel footpath with the names included, but is 
> there another way?

Delete the walking track nameS from the road.

The walking tracks are all relations and they do tolerate the use of the 
road, no mater what name it has, as part of there routes.

More work
Putting a footpath in .. what evidence do you have of the footpath?
Then changing each relation to use the footpath rather than the road.
As the original mapper has not bothered neither would I.

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