[Tagging] Linking Sidewalks to Highways

Clifford Snow clifford at snowandsnow.us
Mon Sep 21 22:17:41 UTC 2020


On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 3:03 PM Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> Mapping of sidewalks/sidepaths as part of the main road has all kinds of
> problems, like width and surface tagging, the relative position of foot and
> cycle paths, not to talk about roads like this
> <https://www.mapillary.com/map/im/y18g65Xwqk45C_TruYIoGw>, where any
> system breaks down.
>
> It's the type of connection, going from sidewalk or dedicated bike path,
to road where I've felt we need a highway=footway_link/cyclway_link or
maybe footway_connector/cycleway_connector, to connect separated
sidewalks/cycleways to the street in instances exactly like this.
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