[Tagging] More cycleway=* values needed

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 9 10:00:13 GMT 2009


tight/spacious/critical are terms from the Dutch guidance on
assessing/adapting roads for cycling, and endorsed by UK guidance (Type
"LTN208" into your favourite search engine if interested)

Richard

On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 3:18 AM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:

>  On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 9:59 AM, Richard Mann <
> richard.mann.westoxford at googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> While we're about it, there's a few other potential values for cycleway
>> (for interest mainly):
>>
>> cycleway=buslane (shared with buses)
>>
>
> Has potential.
>
>
>> cycleway=filterlane (explicitly shared with nearside-turning traffic)
>>
>
> Has potential.
>
>
>> cycleway=tight (nearside lane is shared with traffic and is <3.1m wide
>>
>
> Two descriptive. Sounds awfully much like "cycleway=no" to me.
>
>
>> cycleway=spacious (nearside lane is shared with traffic and is >3.7m wide,
>> more if typical traffic speed is faster than 40kph)
>>
>
> There's something here. If you look at:
>
> http://www.nearmap.com/?ll=-37.859974,145.16891&z=21&t=k
>
> This is Springvale Rd, in Melbourne's eastern suburbs. I'm told that that
> left lane (on the northbound side) is deliberately wider to cater for
> cyclists. It's not really a bike lane, but there is some benefit for
> cyclists there.
>
>
>
>> cycleway=critical (nearside lane is shared with traffic and between tight
>> and spacious)
>>
>
> Nah.
>
> Steve
>
>
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