[Tagging] Pedestrian access tagging

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Mon Jan 25 12:11:21 UTC 2021

Jan 25, 2021, 01:02 by baloo at ursamundi.org:

> 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.

I added:

In some places areas some highway=motorway allow cyclists and pedestrians (on a shoulder).
It means that explicit foot=no, bicycle=no, shoulder=yes may be useful even if seemingly obvious[1].

[1] https://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/tagging/2021-January/thread.html#58857 - about 
pedestrian access on major roads, includes discussion of feasibility, legality and sanity of 
pedestrian traffic on roads, up to and including motorways and revealed that explicit tagging of 
pedestrian access may be useful even on motorways
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