[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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