[talk-au] Residential Roads

mick bareman at tpg.com.au
Sat Dec 10 08:39:22 GMT 2011

On Sat, 10 Dec 2011 18:10:25 +1000
Peter Watson <peter.bmwk75rt at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have a fairly narrow view on what a residential road is in Aust. 1. Is in
> a built up area or suburb, 2. Has 50km/h or less speed limit. 3. Has house
> blocks on at least one side. I find so many roads in the maps which are out
> of town, have acre blocks or farms on them and have been tagged by the
> maxspeed bot as 50km/h because they have been tagged residential. These
> roads often have speedlimits of 60 or higher. I think these should be
> tagged unclassified. What do other mappers think.
> Peter
I'd prefer highway=rural_road or similar because unclassified seems too much like incompletely entered, then again I think "highway=" is a bad choice but its so deeply embedded now.


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