[OSM-dev] Modeling OSM sidewalk data

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Wed Jul 13 06:34:44 UTC 2016

On 7/12/2016 2:15 AM, Komяpa wrote:
> Both ways are only applicable to cities with blocky structure.
> In ex-USSR, architecture of cities is different, and footways / 
> sidewalks graph is more complicated than a replica of roads for cars, 
> so all the sidewalks have to be drawn separately.

Yes, I should of been clearer, sidewalks in this context are highways 
tagged with a sidewalk=* tag.

It does bring up the question of how to handle something like 
highway=footway sidewalk=right - a footway with a sidewalk.

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