[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Pedestrian lane

Jan Michel jan at mueschelsoft.de
Sun Nov 3 08:58:16 UTC 2019


On 03.11.19 08:19, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> Il giorno 2 nov 2019, alle ore 20:37, Clifford Snow<clifford at snowandsnow.us>  ha scritto:
>>
>> 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?
> 
> you may not drive on the shoulder but you can drive on the pedestrian lane.

This depends on legislature. In Germany, on normal streets (not on 
motorways) the shoulder is not only for emergency use and pedestrians, 
but also for all slower vehicles. These should drive there to allow 
faster vehicles to overtake them.




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