[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Kerb
josh at joshdoe.com
Thu Aug 11 12:58:32 BST 2011
On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 11:48 PM, <osm.tagging at thorsten.engler.id.au> wrote:
> I assume that if I have a way that runs along the physical location of the
> kerb (e.g. because it's a closed way or part of a multi-poly that's used to
> define a landuse area) I could tag that way with kerb= to indicate the type
> of kerb?
I believe that to be an acceptable method. However where footways/paths
cross the kerb, you should also add a kerb=* tag to the intersection node,
because it's asking a lot of data consumers to check every intersecting way
for the kerb=* tag.
> In that case, how should the type of kerb shown in this image be tagged?
>From the picture it appears to be kerb=rolled, that is "traversable by
vehicles and bicycles, but not wheelchairs".
> How should a stormwater drain be tagged?
You could use kerb=normal (a value being discussed) to indicate it is not
accessible to vehicles (car/bike/wheelchair). Since I can't find a tag for
stormwater drains, perhaps just add a note (or propose a new tag :). I'd say
it should be tagged both as a kerb and a stormwater drain.
> And how should the place where a footpath crosses onto the road be tagged?
This would be kerb=dropped (being discussed to replace the kerb=lowered
value), as it is accessible to bikes/wheelchairs.
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