[Talk-us] Shields are up!

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 16:34:51 UTC 2013


On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

>
> On Aug 8, 2013 9:42 PM, "Toby Murray" <toby.murray at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> [As an aside, the 'N' and 'E' on Douglas County roads do *not* stand
> for 'North' or 'East,']
> >>
>
> Well, it does, since they're defining range and plat, but you're correct
> that it's not expanded or assumed by anyone but surveyors.
>
> >
> > TIGER didn't get the memo apparently
>
> Actually, that may have been the abbreviation bot that ran last year if
> these county roads had the ref incorrectly in the name field instead of ref
> when it ran through.
>
Nope. This being Kansas, they were expanded by the bot that ran several
years ago and was stopped at about the Mississippi. But the ways in
question did have a tiger:name_direction_prefix tag on them.
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