[Tagging] narrow=yes, vs lanes=1, vs width

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Mon Jul 27 13:54:17 UTC 2020


On Mon, Jul 27, 2020 at 8:37 AM Rob Savoye <rob at senecass.com> wrote:

>   The question is how to tag the change in the road. Usually it becomes
> "smoothness=very_bad", etc... The question is since it's now more of a
> track used by jeeps, should it be narrow=yes, still lanes=1, or should I
> use width=2m ? To me, lanes= seems to apply more to non 4wd_only tracks.
> They're also usually narrower than the single lane highway too. The
> width of the "highway" is important if you're trying to figure out what
> size fire truck to bring to the wildland fire...
>

highway=track.  There's no lanes, so leave that tag off.  Never heard of
narrow=yes before.
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