[Tagging] How to tag oneway restriction applying to pedestrians?

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Mon Jan 13 14:46:21 UTC 2020


>
> Personally, I have no problem with oneway=yes having different
> implications depending on the value of the highway key. In general I
> would expect the oneway value to align the predominant use of the
> highway in question.
>
> More specifically:
>
>   - I would expect a oneway=yes tag apply to foot traffic on footway.
>
No. There are thousands of footways with bicycle=yes|official|designated to
make them mixed foot-cycleways

  - I would also expect a oneway=yes tag to apply to foot traffic on
> pedestrian, path, and cycleway -- unless explicitly nullified with a
> oneway:foot=no tag.
>
 No. There are thousands of pedestrain, path, cycleway with
bicycle=yes|official|designated to make them mixed foot-cycleways

  - I would not expect a oneway=yes tag to apply to foot traffic on
> track, service, unclassified, residential, or any larger roadway, unless
> made explicit with a oneway:foot=yes tag.
>
OK

Of course I understand that from a data consumer's point of view it's
> irritating when a tag has different meanings in different contexts --
> especially if these differences are not formally documented.
>
It also drives the mappers mad

Volker
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