[Tagging] How to tag oneway restriction applying to pedestrians?
dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Jan 15 08:51:42 UTC 2020
Am Di., 14. Jan. 2020 um 15:55 Uhr schrieb Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com>:
> On Tue, 14 Jan 2020 at 14:35, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
> Mine goes like this: leading the list is the completely meaningless (and I
>> guess most will agree with this judgement) oneway:foot=no
> It's not meaningless at all. It says that although the road is oneway to
> traffic, pedestrians may walk in either direction.
this is already the commonly agreed, documented since 15 years, meaning of
oneway=yes. Nothing added.
> This is not always the case:
> single-lane roads without a pavement may require that pedestrians only
> walk in
> the opposite direction to oneway vehicular traffic on safety grounds.
Like in "they may not legally walk in the oneway direction"? Which
jurisdiction is this?
In the jurisdictions I am aware of, in absence of a pavement you have to
walk on the road / carriageway. You may not do so only if there are signs
that prohibit pedestrian usage.
> The use
> of oneway:foot=no makes clear that no such restriction applies to
> and that the onewayness of the road applies only to vehicular traffic.
> We use similar schemes for access tags. Why are you having difficulty
> with this?
I do not have difficulty with it, it is just meaningless. A similar case
for access tags would be motor_vehicle=no and then add a motorcar=no. It
doesn't add anything.
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