[Talk-us] access=destination vs access=private

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sun Sep 11 11:55:31 BST 2011


On Sun, 2011-09-11 at 04:34 -0400, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
> On 9/11/2011 4:25 AM, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > Beaverton, Oregon, in all their wisdom, likes to post roads as "DEAD
> > END" or "NO OUTLET" when it clearly does have an outlet, just not for
> > motor vehicles.
> 
> I'm not sure what this has to do with access tags, since these are 
> advisory (yellow) signs. Only a regulatory (white) "no thru traffic" 
> would be access=destination.

It's an example of a situation where if you're on a bicycle it might be
better to pay attention to the GPS or the directions given than to take
a sign that indicates there's no physical way out except the way you
came as being accurate.
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