Proposed features/Piste:type=connection

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Piste:type=connection
Status: Proposed (under way)
Proposed by: Helge.at
Tagging: Piste:type=connection
Applies to: ways
Definition: Ways that connect ski lifts with each other, mainly for routing purposes

Proposal

Introduce a tag that allows to connect ski lifts to ski pistes, when no one of the existing tags applies: Some times there are connections over bridges or other type of connections that are purely made to get from one lift to the other or from a lift to where the piste starts.

I propose a new tag Piste:type=connection to cover these cases.

Skiconnection.jpg

Rationale

Connections of this type are especially important for ski routing applications. As with car routing: Routing won't work if ways aren't connected!

Examples

openstreetmap.org/way/391480869

This example has been deleted before as it doesn't really qualify as Piste:type=downhill, hence the comment. More examples on the discussion page!

Comments

Please comment on the discussion page.