[OSM-talk] Tagging urban streets

Francisco R. Santos frsantos at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 12:45:26 GMT 2007

I think I didn't fully explain.

I know there is a general scheme for *roads* outside towns, but what I want
to ask is if there is a general scheme *inside* towns. That is, what is the
general rule for mapping, for example, downtown London streets?

On 3/5/07, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net> wrote:
> 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.
> cheers
> Richard
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