[OSM-talk] Misclassified roads

Jens Müller blog at tessarakt.de
Mon Jul 14 07:33:17 BST 2008

Martijn van Oosterhout schrieb:
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 10:43 AM, Steve Hill <steve at nexusuk.org> wrote:
>> On Thu, 10 Jul 2008, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
>>> Inside housing estates sounds like
>>> living_street me. Maybe the word 'estate' means something else in the
>>> UK than I think.
>> The definition of living_street is a bit vague in the wiki.  A relevant bit
>> seems to be:
>> "Simply tagging them with something like highway=residential, max_speed=7,
>> motorcar=yes, motorcycle=yes, bicycle=yes"
> Oh, I never looked at the wiki, I use it to mark roads with the
> appropriate sign in NL (and no, the speed limit isn't 7, I've never
> seen that anywhere).

The Wiki mentions the legal regulations in several countries, like 
"walking speed when pedestrians are present", "walking speed", "20 km/h" 
and such.

In Germany, it's "walking speed".

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