[Talk-us] Best way to tag mile and interpretive markers?
baloo at ursamundi.org
Tue Jul 23 01:07:40 UTC 2013
The first 12 miles of Interstate 84 in Oregon are mileposted 1-10
equidistantly and not by mileage. Sadly, this isn't unique for ODOT, just
the most visible.
On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 8:04 PM, Ian Dees <ian.dees at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 7:53 PM, Mike Thompson <miketho16 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 10:38 AM, Thomas Colson <thomas_colson at nps.gov>
>> > Is there a preferred tagging for mile-markers? E.g. a wooden/concrete
>> > in the ground with the mile # on it;
> Thomas, I'd caution against placing nodes every mile and tagging them
> highway=milestone unless there's something more notable about them. Mile
> markers could be computed from the length of the way and all the extra data
> might not be useful.
> Happy to hear others' opinions on this, though. My opinion was formed
> several years ago when we talked about mile markers next to interstates
> (and I can't find a link to it...).
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