[Tagging] Proposed rewrite Of highway=track wiki page - Third Draft

Minh Nguyen minh at nguyen.cincinnati.oh.us
Sun Apr 11 18:29:11 UTC 2021


Vào lúc 10:01 2021-04-11, Zeke Farwell đã viết:
> I think expanding "regular road network" to "regular public road 
> network" or just changing it to "public road network" may be an 
> improvement.  It does risk suggesting that track roads are never 
> publicly accessible (which is not true), but I think the phrase can work 
> if we agree that "public road network" means "commonly used by the 
> general public" and so while tracks may be legally accessible to the 
> public they mostly serve a narrower subset of users.  I don't see the 
> value in adding the word "local".  I did also add this footnote to help 
> clarify:
> 
>     The "regular road network" consists of unclassified, tertiary, and
>     higher road classifications. Track roads are mostly not for general
>     motor vehicle traffic, but are used by some subset. So these ways
>     are seen as something a bit less than a road and not really
>     considered part of the public, standard, or regular road network.
> 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Ezekielf/Tag:highway%3Dtrack#cite_note-1 
> <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Ezekielf/Tag:highway%3Dtrack#cite_note-1>

I personally find "public road network" to be understandable, but if 
we're worried about people jumping to conclusions about access 
restrictions, then "general-purpose road network" might get the point 
across more clearly.

-- 
minh at nguyen.cincinnati.oh.us




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