[Tagging] Road hierarchy
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 12:47:26 UTC 2019
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> On 7. Aug 2019, at 13:26, Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:
> As always, there are compromises to be made. But in much of the UK (and probably
> much of elsewhere) mapping a road that is both a tertiary (or higher) route and which
> also has houses along it as residential is not the best way of dealing with the
yes, the network of the connection grid can be observed inside settlements as well. In the typical case you can clearly observe a road hierarchy, examples for distinctive properties may be: right of way on crossings, signage, traffic lights, speed limits, road width/number of lanes, presence of through traffic, etc.
Also the presence of shops and pubs may in some context indicate the principal road.
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