[OSM-talk] Tagging urban streets

Richard Fairhurst richard at systemeD.net
Mon Mar 5 12:53:13 GMT 2007

Robert Hart wrote:

>> 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.

Heh, definitely not! But you can look at the signs.

Green is how a "primary A" road is indicated on most UK maps  
(Michelin and Philips excepted) and, increasingly, on OSM.


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