[OSM-talk] A new highway tagging scheme - thinking about tagging highways for cycling and walking as well

Mark Williams mark.666 at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Aug 28 20:47:12 BST 2007

Alex L. Mauer wrote:
> Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
>> Contrast with a highway=footway, which would be hardened in some way,
>> thus suitable for the buggy and the bike, and no cars. 
> I don't think a highway=footway needs to be hardened.  Certainly many
> hiking trails are not.  Not even all cycleways are (consider mountain
> biking).
> -Alex Mauer "hawke"
Agreed, I have a lot of highway=footway which is in no way navigable by 
car nor hardened.
What's wrong with surface=(un)paved?


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