[Talk-us] Bike / Pedestrian directions on the MQ Open sites

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Mar 6 21:02:20 GMT 2011


On 3/6/2011 2:30 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On 03/05/2011 08:01 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> On 3/5/2011 7:56 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
>>> For the route selected at http://open.mapquest.com/link/10-TSgZnD38
>>> based on data I know OSM knows about Tulsa, I would be more inclined to
>>> see a route more like http://open.mapquest.com/link/9-Fc1vHAi7 but with
>>> a more direct route taking the motorway_link Skelly Drive to get under I
>>> 44 at Darlington.
>>
>> Why is a frontage road tagged as motorway_link?
>
> It's a freeway in the local/express arrangement, which is common in the
> southern plains.

It's a frontage road with driveways and local streets intersecting on 
both sides. Only the slip ramps between the freeway itself (I-44) and 
the frontage roads should be tagged highway=motorway_link in the areas 
with frontage roads.



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