[Talk-us] Another random road reclassification

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Thu Aug 16 05:28:41 BST 2012


On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 11:26 PM, Toby Murray <toby.murray at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just noticed user SimMoonXP (
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/SimMoonXP ) reclassifying a few
> isolated stretches of KS highway 7 in the Kansas City area. I sent a
> message asking why and he indicated that he was reclassifying anything
> with a separated grade intersection as motorway, even if it was only
> for a short stretch. For example:
>
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=39.117&lon=-94.8924&zoom=14&layers=M
>
> I know there is some disagreement about road classification,
> especially when it comes to trunk but I'm pretty sure most people
> would agree that this is incorrect. Thoughts?
>
> Unfortunately I think this user has been making such changes across
> the US. You might want to check your area. I will likely revert the
> changes in the KC area. Does anything else need to be looked at?

I see NE2 has gone ahead and reverted these reclassifications:
http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/12745912

Toby



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