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WikiProject Canada Roads (Rated Project-class)
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Junction listing templates fail accessibility[edit]

Per MOS:COLOUR, tables should use something other than cell shading to convey information. I was just reading through Ontario Highway 401 (a featured article) and noticing that the colourful exit list fails this guideline, as it uses only background shading to indicate exits which are incomplete, permanently closed, etc. I was about to correct that article when I realized that the underlying templates are the real problem. Since the shading is coded into the template according to the "type" of exit, I suggest that the coding be changed to add a superscript symbol next to the exit number when these various "types" are set in the template call, for example a dagger ({{dagger}} = dagger, {{double-dagger}} = double-dagger, probably need others but I don't know where to find them). But I don't know exactly which templates need to be edited or how to do it reliably without a lot of guesswork. Suggestions? Ivanvector (Talk/Edits) 18:09, 16 March 2018 (UTC)

This would be better addressed at WT:RJL; however, the information is also indicated in the notes column (or at least, is supposed to be). --Rschen7754 18:15, 16 March 2018 (UTC)
(edit conflict)It doesn't seem to be a Canada-specific problem, for example Interstate 80 in Nebraska has the similar, as does Albany Highway in Western Australia. I did a check of a few of the UK Motorways, and while they have one shading for incomplete access, they are all labeled as no access, which is not as problematic. This may be something which needs to raised on the Roads Project as a whole, not just Canada. --kelapstick(bainuu) 18:21, 16 March 2018 (UTC)
@Kelapstick: I've taken a look at the two articles you linked, and while the phrase in the legend may not be repeated verbatim in the notes column, the information is there. --Rschen7754 00:22, 17 March 2018 (UTC)