[Tagging] Micro mapping traffic signals

Tobias Knerr osm at tobias-knerr.de
Wed Aug 28 00:20:15 UTC 2013

On 27.08.2013 16:02, Pieren wrote:
> My proposal:
> - when micro-mapping the traffic lights, use a different tag than
> "highway=traffic_signals" which should be reserved for the "simple,
> old" fashion way of mapping the intersection itself.
> - create a new tag for the micro-mapping of each individual traffic
> signal e.g.: "highway=traffic_light" (any other suggestion is welcome)
> - create a new relation type e.g. "type=traffic_lights" (or reuse the
> proposal "type=junction" [2]) with a role for each "traffic_light"
> node and one role on the "intersection" node(s)

I think this generally goes in a good direction. As for the relation,
integration with a junction relation seems like the best idea.

But can you go into a bit more detail about how you plan to handle
traffic lights for pedestrians?

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