[Tagging] Footway Link (was Feature Proposal - RFC - Pedestrian lane)

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Sat Nov 16 15:54:05 UTC 2019


On Sat, Nov 16, 2019 at 2:24 AM Markus <selfishseahorse at gmail.com> wrote:

> I use highway=footway + footway=link connect steps and sidewalks to a
> road, in order to retain the real length and geometry of the steps or
> sidewalks and to indicate that these aren't steps or a sidewalk
> anymore, but part of the carriageway of the road. Other mappers seem
> to use this scheme too (already 743 uses and only every 7th is from
> me).
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tag:footway%3Dlink
>
> Markus,
I like this proposal. I've seen numerous instances where a footway=link
makes sense.

Best,
Clifford

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