[Tagging] Wheelchair ramp

Peter Wendorff wendorff at uni-paderborn.de
Thu Dec 1 09:57:31 GMT 2011

I used highway=path, wheelchair=yes for these ramps yet, combined with 
I think, similar to steps being "different" (foot) paths ramps are more 
or less usual path's, but build to enable wheelchair users to access a 

Nevertheless, this is not necessary to build into the database, as 
wheelchair routing software would use usual paths, (while avoiding steps).

Tagging the incline would be useful as at least rollstuhlrouting.de is 
able to avoid steep ways, too (defineable by the user).


Am 30.11.2011 23:37, schrieb Martijn van Exel:
> Hi all,
> Is there a specific tag for a wheelchair ramp that is not part of a
> steps feature?
> I see https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Steps_features#Ramps
> but that's a tag to be used in conjunction with steps and this is a
> separate feature.

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