[Talk-GB] Quiet lanes and "one car per minute"

Robert Whittaker (OSM) robert.whittaker+osm at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 22:52:02 GMT 2011


On 26 January 2011 18:02, SomeoneElse <lists at mail.atownsend.org.uk> wrote:
> On 26/01/2011 17:24, Ralph Smyth wrote:
>>
>> You can see the sign by rule 218 of
>> the Highway Code, although some pre-2006 schemes used a different sign:
>> www.direct.gov.uk/en/TravelAndTransport/Highwaycode/DG_069858
>> So there should be a 'quiet_lane' value for highway, just as there is
>> 'living_street'.
>>
> Wouldn't that arguably be a different tag to "highway"?  From memory I think
> that I've seen exactly one of these (Moor Lane, Youlgreave; way 37522804).
>  Presumably that's still "highway=unclassified" after someone's stuck some
> "quiet lane" signs up?

See http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Talk:Proposed_features/Designation#Additional_tag_values_for_the_UK
for another tagging possibility of designation=quiet_lane .

-- 
Robert Whittaker



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