[Talk-GB] Paths and Footways

Paul Norman penorman at mac.com
Mon Aug 17 23:51:25 UTC 2015


On 8/17/2015 3:25 PM, Rob Nickerson wrote:
> I'm surprised if this is just England and Wales as I would have 
> thought some other country has some way of documenting paths in a 
> legal context and as such this may be relevant for other countries

I'm not aware of any countries which quite have the complexities of 
PRoW. There's *some* similar elements elsewhere, but nothing as 
wide-spread or important.

> but the real question is: "would having some way to show the 
> importance of particular paths/footways (just like roads have a 
> classification) help, and if yes, how should we do this?"

Right now the best approaches I've seen involve making use of walking 
networks, but it can be technically a pain.
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