When sidewalks are mapped as separate features, they often cross service roads, e.g. parking lot entrances. When they do, there is often no gap in the sidewalk. The wiki page for highway=crossing doesn’t mention this situation and makes me feel like the tag wasn’t intended to be used this way. While it is technically a crossing, tagging it as such seems unnecessary, especially when it results in StreetComplete asking about islands, tactile paving, etc.
The tags crossing=marked/unmarked also don’t seem appropriate here. Maybe a new tag is warranted, such as crossing=sidewalk?
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