[Tagging] Proposal for standardization of sidewalk schema (+ import)

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 2 14:16:59 UTC 2016

On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 5:35 PM, Meg Drouhard <mdrouhar at uw.edu> wrote:

> Hello,
> Our team is proposing a standardization of sidewalk tagging conventions in
> OSM to simplify pedestrian network annotations and better represent the
> physical reality of sidewalk ways.  This proposal is particularly concerned
> with features of sidewalks that may aid or impede travel for people with
> limited mobility.
> Our schema proposal is available here:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/sidewalk_schema.
> You can also read more about our project and group here:
> www.opensidewalks.com.
> Through the Imports list, we are also proposing to jump start sidewalk
> annotation by importing open municipal data from the city of Seattle (
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Seattle,_Washington/Sidewalk_Import).
> We appreciate any feedback you may have either through our discussion
> pages or by email <info at opensidewalks.com>.
> I think this is a great use for OSM and an effective way to expand our

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