[Tagging] Road hierarchy

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Aug 6 12:30:14 UTC 2019



sent from a phone

> On 6. Aug 2019, at 11:15, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Typically?  In some parts of the world, maybe.  In others, not so much.  Of the three I
> can think of in my town, none have names.
> 
> Side-note.  Those three alleys give access to the rear gardens of the houses either
> side of the alleys.  Most have a garage at the rear accessed via the alley (with no room
> at the front of the building for a garage).  Given the age of most of the buildings they serve,
> the late 1800s, none of those alleys would have been intended to provide access to
> garages. 


I may have been misguided here, but to me any narrower pathway in a settlement would be suitable for the alley tag. Like those in the pictures here: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alley

These are very typical for historic centres (often much older than late 19th century).

Cheers Martin 

(not speaking about north american alleys)
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