[Tagging] kerb=regular vs. raised

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Jul 30 14:42:48 UTC 2020


In Indonesia, Costa Rica, Peru and Mexico, it is common to find 30cm kerbs
in older neighborhoods. In Nicaragua there were some that were at least 45
cm high, in Leon or Granada.

Tropical countries with heavy rainfall often do this to avoid flooding.

- Joseph Eisenberg

On Thu, Jul 30, 2020 at 7:02 AM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Am Do., 30. Juli 2020 um 10:13 Uhr schrieb Philip Barnes <
> phil at trigpoint.me.uk>:
>
>> when reading the term raised kerb I’d rather think about something like
>> 25-40cm, while 4 cm surely wouldn’t be considered “raised”
>>
>> At that height even a fit able bodied person would need to think about
>> crossing them.
>>
>
>
> that's why it could be interesting to tag it. If we had a hierarchy
> lowered, regular, raised, it would make sense.
>
>
>>
>> In built up areas typical raised kerbs are upto 15cm, being a sad geek I
>> have just measured the kerb outside, 12cm which is certainly in my
>> experience normal.
>>
>
>
> ok, then make it regular: 3<regular<=15 and raised>15
>
> Cheers
> Martin
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