[Tagging] sidewalks

Alberto Nogaro bartosomail at yahoo.it
Fri Aug 27 15:48:08 BST 2010

>-----Original Message-----
>From: tagging-bounces at openstreetmap.org [mailto:tagging-
>bounces at openstreetmap.org] On Behalf Of Simone Saviolo
>Sent: venerdì 27 agosto 2010 9.41
>To: Tag discussion, strategy and related tools
>Subject: Re: [Tagging] sidewalks
>2010/8/26 David ``Smith'' <vidthekid at gmail.com>:
>> * If a street has its sidewalks mapped separately, the street itself
>> should probably be tagged with foot=no.
>-1. "no" is too strong: pedestrians are never forbidden to go on a
>road (except for motorways, at least in Italy). 

Not really. In Italy pedestrians are forbidden to walk on any road, when
paths (such as sidewalks) designated for pedestrians are available. They are
only allowed to walk on a road when designated paths either don't exist or
are some reason unusable (see Codice della strada, paragraph 190, clause 1).
I don't know about other countries, though.


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