[OSM-talk] Tagging urban streets

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Mon Mar 5 12:36:09 GMT 2007

Dave wrote:

> In the UK it mostly seems to be done by the road number, or where  
> appropriate, official classification, with a bit of variation  
> depending on whose mapping it. (one/two digit A roads or named  
> routes as trunk, three or four digit A roads as primary, B roads as  
> secondary...

OSM 'trunk' = UK primary A (green signs, green on map)
OSM 'primary' = UK non-primary A (black/white signs, red on map)
OSM 'secondary' = UK B (black/white signs, orange on map)
OSM 'tertiary' and 'unclassified' = UK unclassified

now appears to be accepted.


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