[Tagging] Question reg. wheelchair mapping

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 15:08:16 UTC 2016


2016-01-08 15:35 GMT+01:00 Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com>:

> a steep footpath with corners that weren't negotiable by a wheelchair
> could still be tagged with an incline like that.



a steep way is never suitable for wheelchairs, at least not according to
construction standards (e.g. in Germany, 6% is the maximum admitted
incline, which is 6 meters height for every 100 meters projected length,
and even then you have to provide horizontal landings every 6 meters). On
the other hand, sharp corners aren't a problem, a wheelchair can rotate on
the spot, standards require a diameter of 1,50 m, but actual wheelchairs
might be smaller.


cheers,
Martin
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