[Talk-us] rebooting: tagging footways and sidewalks discussion

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 11:04:14 UTC 2015


2 months ago, we posted this discussion.  So far, we've finished
tagging ~30K ways (sidewalks and crossings)
We focused on several key cities with a lot of sidewalks.  Details of
our efforts here:

The map is updated daily so anyone can continue working on their own
patch: https://mapbox.com/osm-sidewalker

As usual all OSM related mapping we do is tracked here:


On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 9:16 PM, Harald Kliems <kliems at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 8:59 AM maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Mapbox data team also started editing a few areas today and we found a
>> couple of tagging issues like turn_restrictions for footways, detected
>> sidewalks with bicycle=yes (is this common in the US?)
> Yes, this is very common and varies from city to city. Some places, for
> example, have a blanket sidewalk cycling restriction is certain parts of
> town (e.g. Portland OR downtown), whereas others have more arcane rules such
> as "no sidewalk cycling where building directly abut the sidewalk or where
> it is posted."
> Turn restrictions: I wonder if someone used those to reflect a "no
> pedestrian crossing" sign at an intersection?
> Harald.

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