[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Pedestrian lane

Alessandro Sarretta alessandro.sarretta at gmail.com
Sun Nov 3 05:38:57 UTC 2019


Hi Clifford,

On 02/11/19 20:35, Clifford Snow wrote:
> Markus,
> I like your proposal but think it needs to clarify the difference 
> between a pedestrian lane and a shoulder [1]. In the US, most (many?) 
> states allow pedestrians to walk on shoulders if there is no 
> sidewalk/footway, with the exception of motorways. How would a mapper 
> know if this is a shoulder or a pedestrian lane?

AFAIK shoulders are, in general, thought for vehicles in case of an 
emergency and present in big highways 
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoulder_(road)), while pedestrian lanes 
are made explicitly for pedestrians, especially in small roads in an 
urban context.

Ale




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