[Talk-us] Pennsylvania's quadrant routes

Minh Nguyen minh at nguyen.cincinnati.oh.us
Fri Jan 16 09:15:38 UTC 2015

On 2015-01-16 00:14, James Mast wrote:
> So, I've come up with a possible replacement tag of 'ref:penndot=SR
> ****' [3] for these routes that are only signed with the white mileage
> signs.  With this tag, it still allows the quadrant routes to be added,
> but not to take up the normal 'ref' tag when it's needed for another
> route (there are a few normal state routes on quadrant routes, like PA-3
> for a small area in Philadelphia, or US-19 Truck in Pittsburgh, or even
> the Allegheny County Belt System [3] in some areas).

If PennDOT also maintains the actual state routes, `ref:penndot` may 
still lead mappers to conflate the two systems. Alternatively, you could 
use `loc_ref`, unless the Allegheny County belts use it already, or 
`ref:penndot:quadrant` to be really explicit.

minh at nguyen.cincinnati.oh.us

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