[Tagging] lanes tag dispute

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 18 16:20:40 BST 2011


On 9/18/2011 9:12 AM, Erik Johansson wrote:
> The current lanes tag works pretty well for me as a pedestrian, it
> tells me how many lanes there is on a road.
This could be more usefully placed in the crossing node. Outside a 
crosswalk, it's much more useful to know if there's a shelter (raised 
median or paved and striped) in the middle of the road.

Here's an example of what tagging every lane would lead to: 
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:Silly_lane_count.jpg



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