[Tagging] [Talk-us] Is it safe to assume that every single road in New York City is surface=asphalt?

Jmapb jmapb at gmx.com
Thu Jan 14 14:52:42 UTC 2021


(apologies, this was supposed to go to talk-us not tagging)

On 1/14/2021 9:48 AM, Jmapb wrote:
> On 1/14/2021 3:10 AM, Mateusz Konieczny via Talk-us wrote:
>> I encountered case where mapper assumed based on their old visit that
>> every single road in New York City is definitely surface=asphalt and
>> mapped them this way.
>>
>> Is it safe to assume this? Is such edit OK or something to be reverted?
>
> Certainly not safe to assume this. Offhand cobblestone, brick, and
> concrete are pretty easy to find. I wouldn't be surprised to find gravel
> or compacted roads in the outer parts of the outer boroughs.
>
> Famously there's still one dirt "road" in Manhattan (actually an
> alley... with too many access tags, it seems)
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/386951769
>
> Jason
>
>
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