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

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 27 22:36:26 BST 2011


On 8/27/2011 5:22 PM, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
> On 08/27/2011 01:36 PM, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> On 8/27/2011 4:11 PM, Anthony wrote:
>>> Personally I'm not aware of any unmaintained grassy areas which are
>>> adjacent to a roadway, so I'm not sure if the tag should apply to them
>>> or not.
>>
>> Sorry, mowed grassy areas that are not maintained for foot traffic.
> There are tens of thousands of miles of front lawns or park edges that
> are mowed grassy, but not appropriately "sidewalks".

There are also mowed grassy strips within highway rights-of-way that are 
sidewalks by law (at least where used enough to become a beaten path: 
http://www.dot.state.fl.us/safety/ped_bike/laws/ped_bike_pedLaws.shtm), 
but not for the purpose of the sidewalk tags in OSM.



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