[OSM-talk] Mozambique's living streets
oleksiy.muzalyev at bluewin.ch
Sun Dec 11 09:46:52 UTC 2016
On 11.12.16 01:15, Jean-Marc Liotier wrote:
> On 12/10/2016 08:47 PM, john whelan wrote:
>> I just did a search on part of Mozambique and came across more than
>> 500 highway=living_street.
>> I always understood them to be a European concept highway with signs
>> on the street and a very low max speed. I wouldn't have expected to
>> see so many clustered together in Mozambique.
>> Idle curiosity are they a legal entity in Mozambique and other parts
>> of Africa?
> A while ago
> I started a thread about usage of highway=living_street in Africa. The
> resulting consensus was that, while unpaved residential streets in
> Africa are living streets in practice, they are not legally classified
> that way - and therefore the correct tagging is highway=residential...
> But participants in the thread were mostly experienced with
> French-speaking Africa - so I cannot rule out the existence of a
> living street legal classification in other locales.
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Another possibility is a combination:
highway=service plus service=alley
for example here:
These are not really residential streets like in a city, which are a
shown on the map with strong lines.
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