Alfred Sawatzky’s Diary | Cleaning up steps tagging mistakes

By neub9
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The highway=steps wiki page includes a section on Possible tagging mistakes, which highlights the improper use of steps=*. It clarifies that steps is an alternative tag for step_count and should not be used with a yes/no value. To identify all nodes with incorrect steps usage, I have been using this overpass turbo query.

// gather results
// print results
out geom;

This task has been a helpful way for me to re-engage in OSM mapping, and it also ensures that I maintain my status with OsmAnd’s Free map updates for mappers

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