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|area:highway = steps|
|An area representation of steps.|
|Used on these elements|
|Status: in use|
|Tools for this tag|
Some steps take up a significant areas - or mappers are interested in super-accurate mapping - so this tag was developed to precisely map this, in addition to highway=steps way tagged through their middle.
How to map
- If it's a simple steps area, just draw outline around it, and add tag area:highway=steps.
- If it's a more complicated one, draw an outline around it, draw all inner parts, then select all elements and make a multipolygon relation from it. Add tag area:highway=steps to multipolygon.
- Remember about joining area's edges to surrounding buildings, walls, etc.
Linear routable way
- Always create also a linear highway=steps way along the centerline of the area:highway=steps as described in area:highway=*