[OSM-newbies] Multi Use Fitness Trail and Relations
claudius.h at gmx.de
Tue Jul 7 10:26:39 BST 2009
Am 06.07.2009 19:07, Alex Mauer:
> Mike N. wrote:
>> There is a new local "Green ways" fitness trail being constructed, which
>> will eventually span up to 75 miles along a river-way. It consists of
>> multiple trail segments with different segment names. At the moment, some
>> segments which are open are not yet connected.
>> That seems to be the perfect use of a relation, which can also be used to
>> associate with the neighborhood connecting trails.
>> 1.) The trail is multi use: both pedestrian and bicycle. I could mark the
>> individual trails with "highway=footway" and "bicycle=yes". However with a
>> route relation, I have a choice of only foot or bicycle, but not both. Is
>> there any special way to handle a multi-use route relation?
> Surely you can tag the relation with any values you want? highway=path,
> bicycle=designated (or yes), foot=designated (or yes)?
Sure, but applying these tags to a route-relation
1) won't be recognized by any relation-aware app out there
2) would be misleading as the route might include tracks, unclassified
and footways as well.
I'd rather suggest actually creating two relations although you are
omitting the fact that both are actually the same trail which should at
least be added in a note in the relation.
You could as well just make up a new route-value and tag it like
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