[Tagging] Is a sidewalk always adjacent to a traversable road?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 15:44:31 BST 2011

On 8/25/2011 4:30 AM, Simone Saviolo wrote:
> - it is disputed whether to draw two ways where two lanes are divided by
> a traffic island


> Considering the above, I can hardly see how a crossing (either for
> pedestrians or cyclists or horsemen) would deserve its own way
> (especially a highway=*). The only "need" for it - and mind it, it seems
> quite a good point to have it IMHO - would be routing. For sure, if it
> seems fit to draw the way, it should not be a highway=footway (using
> pedestrians as an example).

Did you look at the link I gave? Can you explain how the crosswalk and 
approaches is not a separate linear object on the ground? 

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