[Tagging] tagging very wide steps - highway=steps on an area?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 09:52:45 UTC 2015


2015-03-04 10:46 GMT+01:00 Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>:

> There also seems to be a contradiction in that the "standard" steps ways
> extend beyond the area and up to the center of the road. I'd suggest to
> split them and have them end at the first riser (= the way with the role
> lower) and tag the remaining connection as highway=footway and likely with
> a different surface tag.
>
>
> Those were there before I started .. They are just simplified for easy of
> the mapper I'd say..




Yes, I know that steps are often done like this, but I'd encourage everyone
to be more precise about this, and to have the highway=steps tag only
applied to ways which in projection are actually steps, and to use
highway=footway for connections, stair landings and footpaces.

Cheers,
Martin
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