[OSM-talk] Tagging urban streets

Robert Hart Robert.Hart at BuroHappold.com
Mon Mar 5 12:49:10 GMT 2007


> > 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
> 

Are you advocating looking on a map to determine the classification of a
road? That would make life very easy.

Rob




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