[Talk-us] Best practice in Lane Editing 2

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Wed Jun 21 02:06:02 UTC 2017


Funny that the description on that page consistently uses the American English 'center' spelling.

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> On Jun 20, 2017, at 7:38 PM, James Mast <rickmastfan67 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Because back in the day, people complained about the spelling and that it had to be in the 'British' way.  So, it's under 'centre_turn_lane'.
> 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:centre_turn_lane
> 
> Key:centre_turn_lane - OpenStreetMap Wiki
> wiki.openstreetmap.org
> A two-way center turn lane is a normal-width lane in the middle of a road that handles traffic from either direction turning across the other side (turning left in ...
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> From: m at rtijn.org <m at rtijn.org>
> Sent: Monday, June 19, 2017 4:37:09 PM
> To: Paul Johnson
> Cc: Horea Meleg; talk-US at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [Talk-us] Best practice in Lane Editing 2
>  
> For the ‘dashed line’ center turn lanes: what you do makes sense to me too. I have used center_turn_lane=yes in the past, but that is not documented and I wouldn’t encourage it. This way it fits nicely into the lanes schema.
> 
> The turn lanes plugin seems to support this nicely: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8wmp5h2cn931pic/Screenshot%202017-06-19%2014.33.40.jpg?dl=0 — even though the center lane is rarely marked with left turn arrows, as suggested by the turn lane style.
> 
> Martijn
> 
>> On Jun 19, 2017, at 5:20 AM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:
>> 
>> In this case, with the dual-direction turn lane, I would label that with lanes:both_ways=1 and turn:lanes:both_ways=left.  If the center lane has two solid lines (making it a flush median), then lanes:both_ways=1 and access:lanes:both_ways=no
>> 
>>> On Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 6:17 AM, Horea Meleg <horea.meleg at telenav.com> wrote:
>>> Hello all,
>>> 
>>> Me and my Telenav colleagues are editing lane numbers in Detroit area. We found some cases that looks like this (42.43651692568901, -83.51102781049859):
>>> 
>>> <image001.jpg>
>>> 
>>> Our question is: what is the central lane used for and how do we map it?
>>> 
>>> Should we count it as a separate lane and have 3 lanes in this case (one for each direction and one for both directions)
>>> 
>>> <image002.png>
>>> 
>>> or have only 2, one for each direction?
>>> 
>>> <image003.png>
>>> 
>>>  
>>> 
>>> Thank you,
>>> 
>>> Horea Meleg
>>> 
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