[Tagging] Do we map pedestrian crossings twice?

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Wed Jun 10 16:54:23 UTC 2020

On Wed, 10 Jun 2020 at 17:45, Jack Armstrong <jacknstacy at sprynet.com> wrote:

>  To map a pedestrian crossing, place a node within the way representing
> the road, and set this highway=crossing tag on the nodeā€¦
> footway=crossing and cycleway=crossing are sometimes used on ways which
> lead from a sidewalk to the crossing node (the node which has this
> highway=crossing tag). *This is not the preferred way of tagging.*
The sentence in bold has only recently been added. I have already written
to the author asking for the basis of this change.
I am waiting for an answer. If none will come that needs reverting.

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