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Coastline cleanup

I noticed that the coastline is pretty bad in some spots. I am currently trying to clean up Corpus Christi, Texas, but my suspicion is that the TIGER data around the coast is still bad. Soycamo 23:53, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

TX road standardization...

Hey all in Texas, would like to officially propose standardizing and agreeing on a couple styles of roads here in Texas. I would propose that FM andRM roads be considered tertiary, except in upgraded areas near towns and such. And I have been classifying frontage roads of major highways as undetermined, feeling that even using tertiary on them may not be proper usage. What does everyone else feel? 25or6to4 21:37, 21 January 2010 (UTC)

Following the guidelines at United_States_roads_tagging, I would have to agree about FM roads being Tertiary. I would think that freeway feeder roads would be Secondary since they typically have multi-lanes, traffic signals and not stop signs, are high traffic and form a network with other secondary, primary, trunk and motorway highways. Although the frontage roads in Navasota are two-way, single lane each way roads that don't deserve a Secondary rating.
For what it is worth, I hate the term "Unclassified", because if I classify something as "Unclassified" then I have classified it as "Unclassified" so it is therefore, "clasified" and not unclassified.
At a later date, I will condense down the guidelines at United_States_roads_tagging into an easy to read guide, based on the types of roads we have here in Texas, and then post it on the main Texas page. --Xsintrik 18:41, 10 February 2010 (UTC)
I would agree with all that's noted above. I hate using unclassified as well, but didn't really feel that secondary quite fit it. But maybe it does... 25or6to4 23:46, 12 February 2010 (UTC)
Hey, 25or6to4, I just noticed that you posted a list of suggestions under United_States_roads_tagging that I was using as part of the source material for a general Texas road classifications guidelines. I should have them posted this weekend. BTW, do you know how to add a table of contents like on Talk:WikiProject_United_States? Also, how do I comment on my map edits?

I added a guide for categorizing roads. Any thoughts? --Xsintrik 02:31, 28 February 2010 (UTC)


Does anyone have any recommendations for classifying parks? I am working on Lake Somerville and there are Texas Parks and Wildlife Parks (state parks) and US Army Corp of Engineers Parks as well as privately run parks that lease the land from the Corp of Engineers. I've looked and can't find any defined way to seperatly classify National Parks, State Parks, County Parks and so on.

Also, I've found some info on tags for camp sites (tourism:camp_site), but what about amenities? I would like to add individual camp sites, but some have no ammenities, some have water, electric, RV hookups (tourism:caravan_site), picknik tables, covered picknick tables, BBQ pits and so on. Has anyone done any work on parks? Do we need to suggest some new tags for camp site amenities and park types? --Xsintrik 02:58, 20 February 2010 (UTC)

TX 249 Proposed Extension

Thanks to whoever added the State Highway 249 proposed extension from Tomball to Navasota. I updated it with additional details and add "(Proposed)" to the name. --Xsintrik 03:34, 31 March 2010 (UTC)