[Tagging] Pedestrian access tagging

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 09:35:44 UTC 2021


Please don't even think to touch the implicit defaults for foot and bicycle
for motorway. It would screw up OSM in Europe. Similarly motorroad.

On Mon, 25 Jan 2021, 01:06 Paul Johnson, <baloo at ursamundi.org> wrote:

> 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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