[OSM-talk] Highway=trunk : harmonization between countries ?

djakk djakk djakk.djakk at gmail.com
Wed Aug 23 12:07:08 UTC 2017


Oh yes I forgot these tags that are set by default by the highway key. Like
highway=motorway implies sidewalk=no (fun fact :  an exception does exist :
https://www.lyonmag.com/article/76367/le-pont-de-la-mulatiere-va-enfin-se-transformer-pour-les-cyclistes
: the signs says that the bridge is a motorway but it has a sidewalk)


djakk

Le mer. 23 août 2017 à 13:33, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
a écrit :

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> sent from a phone
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> On 23. Aug 2017, at 11:54, djakk djakk <djakk.djakk at gmail.com> wrote:
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> I think there are five keys to tag a road :
> 1) its importance in the network (super-primary, primary, secondary ...)
> 2) its administrative class (motorway, mottorrad)
> 3) its physical characteristics (example : no at-grade intersections)
> 4) the width of its lanes
> 5) its surface
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> not sure what you mean by "administrative class", but usually there aren't
> any problems deciding for the class "motorway" or the motorroad property
> (they are signed as such).
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> Not sure about the width of lanes (probably there is something in lane
> tagging).
>
> You forgot many more tags that might be relevant for highway tagging, e.g.
> "width" (of the whole road), "lanes" (number of lanes), "lit", "oneway",
> access restrictions, tracktype for tracks, service for service roads,
> sidewalk as highway property, smoothness, maxspeed, maxheight, sac_scale,
> etc.
> Not all of them should be set on every road of course.
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>
> cheers,
> Martin
>
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