[Talk-us] "highway" tags in the US

Alex Mauer hawke at hawkesnest.net
Tue Mar 4 23:12:56 GMT 2008

am12 at bolis.com wrote:
>> Maybe (by way of compromise) we should use two different tags, one that
>> describes the physical characteristics of the road, and one that
>> describes the administrative status of the road?
>> highway=motorway
>> admin=interstate_highway
>> name=Interstate 880
> Yes, excellent idea!  That is a great way to handle both aspects of it.

There's a proposal to do just that:

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