[talk-ch] Pls, don't delete sidewalks, visual impaired people might use them
simon at poole.ch
Thu Aug 24 20:21:35 CEST 2017
Adding separate footways needs a lot of care to not break things. I did
a quick check in Bern and couldn't find any larger deletions of
footways, so we need to wait till Andreas gives us a pointer.
I did see a rather large amount of "original" mapping and tagging that
would be a good idea to avoid by everybody contributing in Bern given
that it is a high density and important area.
Am 24.08.2017 um 19:27 schrieb marc marc:
> It is not me :-)
> But as talk a few weeks on talk mailing list, create a separate walkway
> when in fact it is actually connected to the road breaks the routing.
> A routing suggests that you can always cross the road when in reality it
> is not always true (barrier, hedge, ...).
> Another assumes that you can never cross if there is no path between the
> barrier and the road.
> For now, IMHO the best solution is to add the tag sidewalk to the road
> when the counter is against the road. The kerb tag is then useful for
> people with reduced mobility. The geographic precision is less but in
> any case the gps regularly have an imprecision as great as the width of
> the road.
> There is a proposal to improve routing for separate trotters but it is
> not completed and no routing to my knowledge uses it
> PS: Look for the example described on talk, you will see funny results.
> Le 24. 08. 17 à 19:07, Andreas Bürki a écrit :
>> Have noticed, there is a "sidewalk cleaner" under way doing some nasty
>> work in Berne.
>> Please Mr. Cleaner, don't do that. There is a reason for sidewalks
>> mapped beside of the street: Visual impaired people, so called blind people.
>> In a long run, highway:footway and highway:footway + footway:sidewalk
>> will serve as basis for a map for visual impaired people.
>> Thx for your cooperation and understanding.
>> cheeers, h.
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