[Talk-GB] Dropped or lowered kerbs

SK53 sk53.osm at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 10:53:33 UTC 2019


It wasn't meant to be off list!

Jerry

On Thu, 31 Jan 2019 at 10:35, Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>
wrote:

> On Sun, 27 Jan 2019 at 19:10, Rob Nickerson <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > It somewhat depends on what you are trying to map.
> >
> > The kerb=* tag on the wiki page you linked to is for when mapping a
> crossing.
> [...]
>
> Thank you. I've also had an off-list reply saying:
>
>    For crossings on single carriageway roads I would standardly just
>    tag the highway=crossing node with the relevant tags, usually
>    tactile_paving and kerb tags, like this
>    https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/2303780892.
>
> I am looking to tag dropped kerbs in two circumstances; in places that
> look like this:
>
>    https://goo.gl/maps/UnBiAsxgCFR2
>
> Sometimes, there are two crossings adjacent, or nearly adjacent,
> making a place convenient as an informal crossing point for
> wheelchairs, pushchairs, barrows, etc.
>
> Often, however, there is a dropped kerb on one side, but not the
> other, That's still useful info someone needs to drop off a wheelchair
> user, for example.
>
> On a simple, single-line way, I had envisioned nodes with something like:
>
>     kerb=dropped
>     droped-kerb=both
>     crossing=unmarked
>
> or:
>
>     kerb=dropped
>     droped-kerb=left
>
> respectively.
>
> --
> Andy Mabbett
> @pigsonthewing
> http://pigsonthewing.org.uk
>
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