[Tagging] Pedestrian access tagging

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Mon Jan 25 00:02:56 UTC 2021


On Sun, Jan 24, 2021 at 5:07 PM Brian M. Sperlongano <zelonewolf at gmail.com>
wrote:

> The wiki definition for highway=motorway says that foot=no (and others)
> are implied.
>

Yeah, it might be time for the wiki to revisit that position since it
varies enough to say that you should always tag the explicit mode access
where known.


> So, I would think strictly speaking for data consumers, it is more
> important to tag =yes where it is expressly permitted.  Though of course
> there is no harm in also tagging foot=no where it is expressly prohibited.
> Certainly I will now be including highway=motorway + foot=yes to my
> inclusion filters as there seems to be a clear case that such examples
> exist!
>

Glad to hear!
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