[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (highway=bicyle_crossing) (Alberto)

fly lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Wed Apr 17 13:52:30 UTC 2013

On 15.04.2013 00:17, Alberto wrote:
> On 09.04.2013 15:36, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>>  2013/4/9 Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net
>> <mailto:richard at systemed.net>>
> As a result of the discussion done here about bicycle-only crossings,
> I’ve made a proposal:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/bicycle_crossing
>> Martin Vonwald (Imagic) wrote:
>>> A node with highway=crossing (or level_crossing for railways) only
>>> refers to the crossing of the highway, i.e. its access tags do not
>>> refer to the highway itself.
>> Genuine question - if you have a highway=cycleway crossing a
>> highway=unclassified at a shared crossing node, how do you know
>> which one is
>> "the highway itself"?
>>> +1, as the width of the street is rarely 0.0 it seems more practical
>>> to tag a short piece of way with access-tags (and crossing).

Thought this is clear.

Please, only use highway=crossing on nodes in less detailed mapped areas.

For pedestrian and bicycle use a short separate way.

If not possible please use highway=crossing with crossing:barrier=* and
crossing:access=no crossing:bicycle=designated


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