[Tagging] Mapping area of pedestrian crossing

Jeremy Harris jgh at wizmail.org
Tue May 18 12:14:23 UTC 2021

On 18/05/2021 13:01, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging wrote:
> I really like
> area:highway=footway footway=crossing
> tagging, maybe I switch to this one.
> (if entire idea of tagging such features is a bad idea then it is the best moment to protest and
> explain why)

Apparently routing engines can't handle areas.  Personally, I'd
have thought that treating then as a fully-connected mesh of
all entry-points would work; as would a star from the centroid.

Having to map both a way and the area seems suboptimal.

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