[talk-au] Tagging guidelines, primary vs secondary?

Peter Watson peter.bmwk75rt at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 22:04:17 GMT 2012

This road is a blue shield road and as such should be a primary road even
by the Aust. road guidelines.
Peter W

On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 7:26 PM, Abhi Beckert <abhibeckert at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've read the tagging guidelines, and been following them where I live
> (far north qld), but for a few weeks I'm in the Brisbane area and I came
> across the "Summerland Way" in northern NSW, which is tagged as a primary
> road:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=-28.3654&lon=152.7177&zoom=12&layers=M
> Basically it's a route that runs south from Brisbane, inland from the
> coastal Pacific Highway, going through a bunch of very small towns before
> joining onto the Pacific Highway about half way between Brisbane and
> Sydney. It's a well maintained, scenic road with a lot less traffic than
> many of the "secondary" roads around where I live.
> Is it really a "primary" road?
> Either it's tagged wrong, or I've miss-understood how the tags are
> supposed to be used, and need to re-tag a few roads around where I live.
> - Abhi
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