[Tagging] question: best practices for micromapping ped areas and footpaths?

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 07:29:29 UTC 2014


On Tue, Dec 30, 2014 at 5:27 AM, johnw <johnw at mac.com> wrote:

> I mapped the open sections as highway=pedestrian+area=yes, while I traced
> the covered walkways (that connect the bus shelters) and tagged it as
> building=roof & highway=footway
>

For me this means that you walk on the roof. You should have 2 separate OSM
objects, one for the roof and one for the footway. The roof should be
tagged as building=roof, layer=1.

regards

m
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