[OSM-talk] Roadside Distance Markers

Kev js1982 osm at kevswindells.eu
Fri Oct 23 08:02:20 BST 2009


In the uk km 0 is often on a road that was never built!
The km markers on the m6 start counting at the london end of the m1 so
it isn't always the same road that the end is on

On 10/23/09, John Smith <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/10/23 mle <info at dynoyo.plus.com>:
>> Hi Folks -
>>
>> on a recent survey, I mapped some roads with modern km markers by the
>> side of the road.  How should these be mapped - As a node within the
>> highway, or a separate single node to the side of the highway.  And how
>> to tag these ?
>
> Wouldn't it be better to make a relation or something similar to
> indicate the start of the way and then mile markers can be calculated?
>
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