[Tagging] More cycleway=* values needed
davefox at madasafish.com
Mon Dec 7 11:53:14 GMT 2009
Morten Kjeldgaard wrote:
> On 06/12/2009, at 16.16, Dave F. wrote:
>> Unfortunately I couldn't view your photo, but going on Steve B.'s link,
> Oops, I forgot to attach the pictures. Try again :-) The first picture
> is typical of a city street, where you'll often see cars parked on the
> street along the cycleway. The second picture is a cycleway along a
> larger road, typically leading into a city. (The sidewalk is on the
> far side of the strip of grass.)
>> I'd map it separate from the road & tag it as highway=cycleway & leave
>> it as that.
>> It makes cycleway=track redundant:
> We use this in several cases, however, we have so many cycleways here,
> that in cities it becomes unmanagable to use separate ways. I am
> willing to explain this in depth, but I don't want to introduce that
> discussion in this thread.
Can you give us synopsis?
> It is the feeling of the danish OSM community that we need to be able
> to tag cycleways that are part of the road construct, separated with a
> curbstone like seen in the two pictures below.
I would, & have, tagged examples like these as highway=cycleway. The
kerb/curb is the defined separating boundary in exactly the same way a
grass verge or fence does.
The fact cars block the way doesn't mean it's not separate.
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