[Talk-GB] Closed Footpaths

Adam Snape adam.c.snape at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 09:12:31 UTC 2018


Yep,

I should have said add access=no and remove any conflicting access tags.
The foot=designated access tag could be added back in once pedestrian
access was once again allowed.

Kind regards,

Adam

On Tue, 31 Jul 2018, 16:58 Adam Snape, <adam.c.snape at gmail.com> wrote:

> My personal convention for temporary closures is to add access=no. Using
> access tags for these temporary orders is consistent with how we map
> permanent tros.
>
> If the line is altered upon reopening or the path is formally extinguished
> then the appropriate changes can be made as and when they occur but we
> can't just assume that they will be made (many developments just factor the
> line of the path into the design and don't seem a diversion). Wherever
> possible it is preferable to retain the object history by amending the way
> rather than deleting and adding anew.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Adam
>
> On Tue, 31 Jul 2018, 16:32 Dan S, <danstowell+osm at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> In the past I've simply modified the ways concerned by changing
>> highway=footway to higway=construction & construction=footway, leaving
>> all the other info intact
>>
>> As mentioned in the preamble here:
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:construction
>>
>> Cheers
>> Dan
>>
>> 2018-07-31 16:22 GMT+01:00 Ian Caldwell <ian1caldwell+OSM at googlemail.com
>> >:
>> >
>> > Some footpaths, some of which are rights of way, have been closed as
>> part of
>> > building a new residential estate
>> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/339576698.  The closure notice says
>> they
>> > will be closed until March 2019 and I suspect they will have new routes
>> > when/if they are reopened.
>> >
>> > How should this be tagged or should I just delete them? I do not think
>> they
>> > exist on the ground anymore.
>> >
>> > Ian Caldwell
>> >
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