[Tagging] Shoulder and traffic indicator tags

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 16:57:21 BST 2010


On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 11:46 AM, Dave F. <davefox at madasafish.com> wrote:
>  On 03/08/2010 09:13, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> Shoulders are actually more important to pedestrians than cyclists. A
>> good cyclist won't care if there's a shoulder, but a good pedestrian
>> must walk against traffic and be prepared to get out of the way if
>> walking in the travel lane. So if anything they should be
>> footway=shoulder.
>
> No!
>
> You appear to be contradicting yourself. A shoulder is not designated for
> foot use, even if the road is usable by pedestrians.

Sorry - what I meant is that footway=shoulder makes more sense than
cycleway=shoulder, but both are less than ideal.



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