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    I agree that the wiki should be consistent on the use of these two
    ways of mapping a highway crossing.<br>
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    Personally, I always use highway=crossing on nodes and only
    footway=crossing when I can connect the point to a pedestrian
    feature for routing purposes.<br>
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    <div class="moz-cite-prefix">Às 12:44 de 10/06/2020, Jack Armstrong
      escreveu:<br>
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          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0,
            0);">Thank you, Andrew,</div>
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          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0,
            0);">According to the "Sidewalk as a separate way" proposal,
            which was approved in 2011, </div>
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          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><font
              color="#0035ff">When a highway=crossing node is present on
              the main road, a way connecting the sidewalks on the two
              sides of the road should be mapped. Not to override the
              well-established meaning of highway=crossing, this way
              should be tagged as follows:</font></div>
          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><font
              color="#0035ff">highway=footway</font></div>
          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><font
              color="#0035ff">footway=crossing</font></div>
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          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0,
            0);">However, the OSM wiki “tag:highway=crossing” directly
            contradicts this; </div>
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              color="#0035ff">To map a pedestrian crossing, place a node
              within the way representing the road, and set this
              highway=crossing tag on the node…</font></div>
          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><font
              color="#0035ff">footway=crossing and cycleway=crossing are
              sometimes used on ways which lead from a sidewalk to the
              crossing node (the node which has this highway=crossing
              tag). <b>This is not the preferred way of tagging.</b></font></div>
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          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0,
            0);">Is this a simple case of information not being
            transferred from the approved proposal to the wiki?</div>
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          <div style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">I have no preference on how
            a pedestrian crossing is mapped, but I am keen for the wiki
            to reflect accurate information. If we are following the
            approved proposal "Sidewalk as a separate way”, does anyone
            have objection to the wiki being changed to reflect this?</div>
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          <div style="font-family: arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(0, 0,
            0);">Cheers</div>
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          font-weight: normal; font-style: normal; text-decoration:
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          From: Jack Armstrong <jacknstacy@sprynet.com>
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            Sent: Jun 9, 2020 8:03 PM
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            To: <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:tagging@openstreetmap.org">tagging@openstreetmap.org</a>
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            Subject: Do we map pedestrian crossings twice?
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                  style="-webkit-font-kerning: none;"><font size="2">Apologies
                    if this has already been discussed. I searched the
                    tagging list, but couldn’t find it. </font></span></p>
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              <p style="font-stretch: normal; line-height: normal;
                font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="font-kerning:
                  none"><font size="2">Users have been adding pedestrian
                    crossing tags on ways in addition to the street
                    connecting nodes. In effect, a single pedestrian
                    crossing is tagged twice. To me, this would seem
                    contrary not only to the OSM wiki page,
                    “Tag:highway=crossing”, but also contrary to, “One
                    feature, one OSM element”.</font></span></p>
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              <p style="font-stretch: normal; line-height: normal;
                font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="font-kerning:
                  none"><font size="2">Example:</font></span></p>
              <p style="font-stretch: normal; line-height: normal;
                font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="text-decoration:
                  underline ; font-kerning: none"><a
href="https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?changeset=86290585#map=20/39.63167/-104.89726"
                    moz-do-not-send="true"><font size="2">https://www.openstreetmap.org/edit?changeset=86290585#map=20/39.63167/-104.89726</font></a></span></p>
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                </font></p>
              <p style="font-stretch: normal; line-height: normal;
                font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="font-kerning:
                  none"><font size="2">I’ve been told by a user,
                    anecdotally, there’s a Slack group that decided this
                    is correct. To my knowledge Slack groups do not
                    supersede the OSM wiki. I assume mapping a crossing
                    twice is incorrect?</font></span></p>
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                  size="2"><span style="font-kerning: none"></span><br>
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              <p style="font-stretch: normal; line-height: normal;
                font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="font-kerning:
                  none"><font size="2">OSM wiki: tag:highway=crossing</font></span></p>
              <p style="font-stretch: normal; line-height: normal;
                font-family: Helvetica;"><span style="text-decoration:
                  underline; -webkit-font-kerning: none;"><a
                    href="https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dcrossing"
                    moz-do-not-send="true"><font size="2">https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dcrossing</font></a></span></p>
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      <pre class="moz-quote-pre" wrap="">_______________________________________________
Tagging mailing list
<a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:Tagging@openstreetmap.org">Tagging@openstreetmap.org</a>
<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging">https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/tagging</a>
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