Proposed features/Tag:footway=link

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footway=link
Status: Proposed (under way)
Proposed by: SelfishSeahorse
Tagging: footway=link
Applies to: way
Definition: To link steps or a sidewalk with a road
Drafted on: 2018-01-18
RFC start: 2018-11-18

Proposal

The tag footway=link can be used together with highway=footway to connect steps (highway=steps) or a sidewalk (highway=footway + footway=sidewalk) with a road.

Rationale

Using footway=link, the length and geometry of the steps or sidewalk is preserved.

Tagging

Steps

           ---
           ---            <- highway=steps
           ---
===========---=========== <- (lateral limit of carriageway)
            |             <- highway=footway + footway=link
------------------------- <- highway=* (e.g. highway=residential)

========================= <- (lateral limit of carriageway)

Ending sidewalk

========================= <- (lateral limit of carriageway)

------------------------- <- highway=* (e.g. highway=residential)
              |           <- highway=footway + footway=link
==============|========== <- (lateral limit of carriageway)
...............           <- highway=footway + footway=sidewalk

Examples

Steps
Ending sidewalk

Current usage


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