With the approval of the
crossing:markings=* proposal there is now a satisfactory way of tagging whether a crossing is marked or not regardless of the crossing being uncontrolled or having traffic signals. For signals, there is
crossing:signals=* which fulfills the same role but has not been formally approved yet.
As such, I propose to approve
crossing:signals=* and additionally deprecate
Please sound off your feedback and comments here, the corresponding mailing list or on the wiki talk page.
I would propose to split that - at least some people will protest against the second one.
BTW, there is also Proposed features/Crossing signalization - OpenStreetMap Wiki
I am aware and my intention was to propose both together. I have discussed the similar proposal you linked and will support approving that one should this one fail. The latter one doesn’t include the deprecation of
Have you already had contact with data consumers about this? When deprecating such a common Key (7 million uses) I think your proposal should have a more detailed migration plan.
I agree with Discostu36. See Taginfo - projects using crossing=* for some pointers.
I also recommend looking at the River modernization project as reference for such a detailed migration plan.
note that in this case it was on easy mode: nearly everyone supported
There should also be a clear plan for updating editors (iD, StreetComplete, etc).
iD was recently updated to include support for
crossing:markings=* but in doing so changed
crossing=uncontrolled for its “Marked Crosswalk” preset and will likely need to be updated again pending another change to
crossing. Current discussion