[Talk-us] TIGER fixup and mapping "more"

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Thu Jul 12 17:01:57 BST 2012


On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 8:57 AM, Mike N <niceman at att.net> wrote:

> On 7/12/2012 11:26 AM, Paul Johnson wrote:
>
>> I like that idea, especially given the high number of obviously not
>> urban roads that would be better off tagged as track or unclassified
>> getting counted as residential (a more urban classification).  I'd be
>> willing to extend this idea to any way tagged tiger:reviewed=no still,
>> regardless of version number.
>>
>
> This seems like pointing a sledge hammer at an anthill.  We would actually
> consider changing 99% of the roads, some of which have been reviewed for
> name, type, and alignment but not for distance (I have done many of these),
> just to address a 1% problem?
>

I would hazard to guess that this is closer to being a 85% problem, given
the sheer scale of the country and how few roads are actually urban in
nature or paved at all.
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