[talk-au] Shared driveways

Tom Brennan website at ozultimate.com
Thu Sep 23 10:11:41 UTC 2021

Yes, agree that legally public roads should be classified as 
highway=residential/unclassified or service=alley as appropriate.

Pipestem (not pipestream :) ) is purely for shared (probably private) 

Canyoning? try http://ozultimate.com/canyoning
Bushwalking? try http://bushwalkingnsw.com

On 23/09/2021 12:27 pm, Alex Sims wrote:
> Hi,
> I hadn't seen the "pipestream" before, and it does look to have some utility.
> I'd much prefer that (legally) public roads be highway=residential/unclassified etc so as these will all be present in government data.
> If it's private (even shared between many people) then it should be a pipestream or driveway or whatever so as to know you won't find it in a government based list and need to rely on survey on the ground or an aerial photo or whatever.
> Alex
> On 23/9/21, 11:51 am, "forster at ozonline.com.au" <forster at ozonline.com.au> wrote:
>      "so why isn't it just a simple highway=residential?"
>      in this case https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/203549225
>      either highway=service or highway=residential are OK with me
>      highway=service can be achieved by reversion in this case and there
>      are approximately 5000 ways to deal with. Not all are lanes but I
>      don't want to manually search 5000 ways looking for lanes tagged as
>      driveway
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