[Tagging] sidewalks and tagging for the renderer

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 12 00:50:10 BST 2012

On 4/11/2012 7:17 PM, Philip Barnes wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-04-11 at 13:28 -0400, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>> On 4/11/2012 4:22 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>>> If sidewalks were tagged without the highway tag, routing would
>>> continue to work like it does for everybody
>> Except when a motorway has a sidewalk.
> Do motorways ever have a sidewalk? Sometimes a footpath/cycle track
> follows the motorway, and often there are footpath/cycle tracks where
> motorway bridges cross estuarys, but they are separate ways.

What are you asking? A sidewalk is almost always a separate physical way 
(if not, it's a shoulder, except on minor urban streets with flush 
sidewalks and no curb).

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