[Talk-us] Naming numbered roads as "State Route X", "Interstate X", etc.

Evin Fairchild evindfair at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 04:04:22 UTC 2018


Yeah, I agree, it is redundant and thus completely unnecessary to put the
highway number in the name tag. Have you informed SSR_317 about this
discussion?



On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 7:09 PM Albert Pundt <roadsguy99 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I notice the user SSR_317 has been adding the route numbers of unnamed
> roads to the name=* tag of roads around Indianapolis. For example, name=Interstate
> 465, name=US 31, name=State Route 37, etc. Isn't this practice frowned
> upon as being redundant and not reflecting the lack of a proper name to the
> road? This seems to be the case around the country. All route numbers were
> listed in alternate names of the roads in the original TIGER data, but the
> vast majority of these have been removed in favor of route relations and
> ref=* tags.
>
> I removed these name tags from the affected roads, but the user has since
> re-added them.
>
> —Albert Pundt
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