What is the Difference Between a Street, a Road and an Avenue?
Ever wonder if the transportation route you’re driving through is a street, a road or an avenue? Different places or cities will implement different rules on what public way can be called what. The distinction has kinda worn away over time because of some real estate developers indiscriminately naming new roads “avenues” for marketing reasons. Here are the difference between a Rd, St, Ave, Ln, Dr, Blvd and other common street suffixes or abbreviations. See also the What’s the Meaning Behind the Placename and Recreating Iconic Movie Road Trips.