[Tagging] FWD: Re: narrow=yes, vs lanes=1, vs width

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Tue Jul 28 05:12:21 UTC 2020




28 Jul 2020, 06:47 by mwoehlke.floss at gmail.com:

> On 27/07/2020 17.59, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging wrote:
>
>> Jul 27, 2020, 21:55 by rob at senecass.com:
>>
>>> I assume if the highway has no name, it'd be highway=service, but if
>>> it has a county name, like "Lost Gulch Road" too, wouldn't it then be
>>> highway=residential? Is there a difference if it's vacation cabins, or
>>> seasonal or full-time houses ?
>>>
>>
>> Maybe "named therefore residential, service otherwise" makes
>> sense in your region, but in some places (for example Poland)
>> there are named service roads and unnamed residential roads.
>>
>
> If the road leads to houses, residential probably makes sense. The reason I want to chime in here, though, is that *in general* I agree with this last comment. TIGER seems to label everything that isn't primary/secondary/tertiary as "residential", but per the wiki, residential is supposed to only be used for roads that are, well *residential*, i.e. are leading to or fronted by *residences*.
>
And in case of long sections without
residences (between villages etc) it is
also not highway=residential
> TL;DR: I assume that Rob had an unstated "if it leads to residences" in there, and probably should have stated it, because the rest of the assertion is only valid *with* that assumption.
>
Even then, some roads may be named
but still do not qualify for residential

It depends on location, in Poland name
may be assigned to not yet existing
street.

 As result, in initial stages something
used solely as a driveway to a single
house will be already named with
it's own street name.

Name may be still assigned to something
that is nowadays not a full road,
but for example footway in a park
or a service road.
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