[talk-au] Residential Roads

Andrew Harvey andrew.harvey4 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 09:12:49 GMT 2011

On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 7:10 PM, 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 think that is a good criteria and what I generally interpret as a
residential road. The wiki page talks about "classification" which I
think applies more to the UK that Australia. I wouldn't call the road
you describe "residential", but I'm not sure what else would best

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