[Talk-us] Gosh ... something about mapping ...

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Tue Dec 1 15:30:06 UTC 2015


I've changed the relevant tags to moped=no. Any opinion on if mopeds
would be included in "motor vehicles"? I don't think I've ever seen a
mofa in the states (I find people on Vespas in the states already fairly
brave) but what about pedelecs and similar?

Simon

Am 01.12.2015 um 15:36 schrieb Elliott Plack:
> Ben,
>
> I believe you're right, nice catch! "Motor bicycles and scooters:
> Mopeds should be included with motor-driven cycles (motor bicycles) in
> the States"
> (http://mrf.org/library2/index.php/legislation-language/definitions/definition-motorcycle/fhwa-reclassification-of-motorcycles/)
>
> Additionally the one about "Non-Motorized" vehicles is somewhat
> confusing and I don't think that I've ever seen it used. A bicycle is
> non-motorized, but so is the trailer on a truck. What does it mean?
>
> Elliott
>
> On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 9:23 AM Ben Miller <bborkmiller at gmail.com
> <mailto:bborkmiller at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     I'm not familiar with the MUTCD, and a little Googling didn't get
>     me any clarification, but I'm guessing that "motor-driven cycles"
>     refers to mopeds and such, not to motorcycles.
>
>
>     On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 8:21 AM Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch
>     <mailto:simon at poole.ch>> wrote:
>
>         To give us all a break from the usual political machinations
>         at this
>         time of year I've drawn up the following table
>
>         https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/US_MUTCD_exclusionary_signs_to_OSM_access
>
>         The context is the work I've been doing on
>         https://github.com/simonpoole/beautified-JOSM-preset which is the
>         default preset for Vespucci http://vespucci.io/ (obviously on
>         mobile
>         devices being able to touch an icon is preferable to typing).
>
>         Any opinions on the mappings, and what would you consider
>         signs that you
>         frequently map?
>
>         Feedback and patches welcome!
>
>         Simon
>
>
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