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Public-images-osm logo.svg crossing = uncontrolled
Unregulated level crossing for pedestrians or road crossing without traffic signals Edit or translate this description.
Group: Properties
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Status: approvedPage for proposal


A generic crossing with no traffic signals of any type, just road markings; e.g., zebra-crossings. Generally referred to as a "crosswalk" in the US). Mostly in combination with highway=crossing.

Either use for unregulated railway level crossing for pedestrians, where it may indicated by a St. Andrew's cross, or used on a road crossing without traffic signals.

This tag is also used for pedestrian crossings of tramway crossing.

When used as a railway level crossing, if the railroad crossing has barriers add crossing:barrier=yes instead.

If the railroad crossing has a warning light add crossing:light=yes instead.

How to map

Set a node node on the tracks where the transition is and add railway=crossing + crossing=uncontrolled.

Set a node node on road and add highway=crossing + crossing=uncontrolled.

Tags to use in combination

See also