[Tagging] Formally informal sidewalks

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Jul 14 14:33:59 UTC 2017

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> On 14. Jul 2017, at 13:16, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:
> But what if there are no crossings marked? Do we have to invent
> crossings then ? (e.g. near each junction)
> It is not uncommon to have such a network of sidewalks without
> "zebra"-crossings.
> People are allowed to cross everywhere then.

I wouldn't map the sidewalks as proper footways in this case, but you could also "connect" them with a relation, e.g. type=area. The footways inside the block should connect with the road, e.g. here http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=64.08781&mlon=-21.89969#map=19/64.08781/-21.89969w

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