Re: Talk-au Digest, Vol 134, Issue 8

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Re: Talk-au Digest, Vol 134, Issue 8

Adam Roberts
Thanks Andrew. I'm working with the Targomo API (, which does consider sidewalk tags, if present.

I won't be removing the already mapped footways. You are correct - shouldn't interfere.


Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:17:04 +1000
From: Andrew Davidson <[hidden email]>
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Subject: Re: [talk-au] Pedestrian/bike access near Wiley Park
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On 15/8/18 02:18, Adam Roberts wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I'm experiencing some routing difficulties for ped/bike near the Wiley Park
> station, and looking for some tagging and digitizing advice.

Just out of interest: which router are you using? I haven't been able to
find one that consumes the sidewalk tag.

> Sidewalk tags seems the most straightforward, as I won't
> need to connect each sidewalk via crosswalks, but that would likely involve
> removing the mapped sidewalks south of The Boulevarde, and replacing as
> tags. Would that be ok?

Not really.

Is there any reason why you can't combine both mapping schemes? All that
sidewalk=left means is that somewhere to the left of this way there is a
footway/cycleway. If you also map that footway/cycleway then the tag is
still correct. I don't see why you would have to delete the

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