[Talk-ca] Wind farm access roads that really shouldn't be in OSM

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Mon Mar 19 23:45:16 GMT 2012


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stewart C. Russell [mailto:scruss at gmail.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 19, 2012 4:22 PM
> To: talk-ca at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: [Talk-ca] Wind farm access roads that really shouldn't be in
> OSM
> 
> I've notice a few ways in OSM like this one:
> 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/39334713
> 
> that really shouldn't be in the database. They're GeoBase imports via
> the NRN. They're not tagged in any way that would allow removal.
> 
> There is no public access on these roads. They're mostly gated closed. I
> don't know how they would have made it into the NRN.
> 
> cheers,
>  Stewart

highway=unclassified seems to mean owned by someone other than a province or
city to GeoBase, which is wrong. I'd just retag as highway=service, but it
definitely belongs in the DB if there's a road or path there, just not
tagged like it is.




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