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

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Tue Mar 20 00:53:05 GMT 2012


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stewart C. Russell [mailto:scruss at gmail.com]
> Subject: Re: [Talk-ca] Wind farm access roads that really shouldn't be
> in OSM
> 
> On 12-03-19 19:45 , Paul Norman wrote:
> >
> > 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.
> 
> But it's not a highway, which implies access. There is no access.
> 
> The particular one I tagged, given the amount of illicit grow-ops in the
> area, would very likely get you escorted off by the OPP. If OSM has it
> shown, wouldn't it encourage attempted access?

highway=service with access=no or access=private then. Many service roads
aren't open to the public.

If the road is there and is a service road, it's mappable.




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