[Talk-us] Sidewalks as footpaths

James Umbanhowar jumbanho at gmail.com
Thu May 8 15:46:51 UTC 2014


On Thu, 2014-05-08 at 05:58 -0400, Serge Wroclawski wrote: 
> The problem (aside from the issue of data clutter) is that the
> sidewalk data can't be used for pedestrian routing because the
> information about the street is not captured. You can't tell someone
> to follow Main Street, because the path is not labeled as such.

Could this problem be alleviated with a tag on the separately mapped
footway, e.g. road_name?  Or even just addr:street?

James




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