[Talk-us] Freeway directions

Tod Fitch tod at fitchdesign.com
Wed Oct 16 23:32:19 UTC 2013

The only freeways I've looked at (I-5, I-10, I-15, CA-85), all in California, have relations for the direction and then a super relation for whole thing.


Sent from my mobile device. Please excuse my brevity.

Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:
>Hi all,
>What is the preferred way to indicate the direction of a motorway, for
>example I-215 Eastbound?
>I know of at least two possible tags that can be used, there may be
>more: the direction tag on the relation and the role tag on the
>relation members. The former to me seems easier to maintain (only one
>tag per relation instead of a tag on all members), but the latter
>looks to be (much) more prevalent. My guess this is because of the
>practice to combine both directions of one freeway in one relation
>rather than having two relations for the separate directions.
>Martijn van Exel
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