[Talk-us] Rural US: Correcting Original TIGER Imported Ways

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Tue Feb 13 22:06:03 UTC 2018


On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 4:02 PM, Kevin Broderick <ktb at kevinbroderick.com>
wrote:

> ...
> Downgrading some ways to tracks without doing so to a whole localized
> network creates the appearance of a higher level of data accuracy than
> actually exists, which IMO is more likely to bite someone in the ass than
> having a localized network of roads that are mislabeled. I know it would
> make some of the exploring I've done via on/off-road motorcycle more
> difficult.
>
> I'd also suggest that leaving tiger:reviewed at no is appropriate if you
> haven't been able to travel the road/track in question and determine
> whether it is really an unclassified road or a track, so it remains flagged
> for further review if someone has the time and proximity to do so.
>
>
Agreed on that point. Leaving reviewed=no in place seems like a sensible
approach to avoid the suggestion of higher data accuracy.
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