[Talk-us] Tiger Zip Data Removal Project (Update)

Rihards richlv at nakts.net
Mon Jul 17 06:32:29 UTC 2017

On 2017.07.17. 06:16, Marc Gemis wrote:
> I wonder whether it is interesting to know the difference between
> concrete, asphalt and pervious concrete. All three have different
> characteristics whether it be comfort for the cyclist or being
> dangerous under icy conditions or durability under heavy loaded
> trucks. What do you think ? Is it worth recording those differences
> for paved roads ?

concrete/asphalt definitely worth mapping separately. concrete types
might be the next level of detail, but harder to figure out from street

> m.
> On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 10:09 PM, Richard Fairhurst
> <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
>> Kevin Kenny wrote:
>>> Fair enough. I will confess that I'm a little lackadaisical about
>>> tagging the surface on hard-surfaced roads. It appears that
>>> some sort of hard surface is more or less assumed by default.
>>> I do tag 'gravel', 'compacted', 'shale', 'sand', 'ground'
>>> assiduously, and usually add some sort of assessment of
>>> 'smoothness' on those.
>> In that case you are absolutely on the side of the angels.
>> Yes, if you clear the tiger:reviewed tag after reviewing that a residential
>> (or unclassified, or tertiary, or greater) road genuinely does have a paved
>> surface, that's AOK in my book - that's the assumed default for those
>> highway values in developed countries. I generally wouldn't add
>> surface=paved in such cases either.
>> cheers
>> Richard
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