[Tagging] Continuous Sidewalk or Cycleway

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Fri Jan 24 10:02:07 UTC 2020

In Nederland, if traffic has to cross a sidewalk to get onto a road, it
> must give way to all other traffic when leaving the sidewalk. In effect,
> this cancels the priority to the right. rule.That makes it different from a
> zebra crossing, which does give priority to pedestrians, but does not
> cancel other priority rules.
This means in effect that here is a "give-way"  situation, just no sign.
Map it as highway=give_way.
The wiki states " The highway
<https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:highway>=give_way tag is used to
map points at which a traffic sign or marking instructs traffic travelling
you have some kind of marking in the form of the crossing sidewalk.
The only problem is that you may have to put a lot of these nodes on the

In that context a question (my ignorance): are there any routers that take
into account how often you have to give way (wait) when selecting the best
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