[OSM-talk] Contraflow bus lane
claudius.h at gmx.de
Mon Oct 27 08:18:20 GMT 2008
> "Tristan Scott"<trs998 at gmail.com> writes:
>> In my experience (Norwich, UK) a so-called "bus lane" is often a Bus,
>> taxi and cycle lane. The overlords of roads in norwich often nobble
>> cars by shutting down a small portion of a short-cut ("rat run") by
>> making a bottleneck area bus lane. Therefore taxis carry on using the
>> shortcut, and cars must go join the queue on the main road through.
>> the point is that it's not often (at least in the uk) that a bus lane
>> does not also mean taxis.
> Since this is not the case everywhere in the world I guess having
> separate bus and taxi tags (or busway and taxiway) are needed.
> It would be good if someone could update the psv tag on Map Features
> to clarify that this also includes taxis.
Taxis are not allowed on bus lanes in Germany...
+vote for seperate taxi access rules :)
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