[Tagging] Tagging highway=cycleway without explicit knowledge of the law?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Fri Dec 11 22:26:35 GMT 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 6:02 AM, James Livingston <doctau at mac.com> wrote:

> On 11/12/2009, at 5:44 PM, Roy Wallace wrote:
> > The current wiki definition of highway=cycleway is "mainly or
> > exclusively for bicycles". This I cannot be sure of from the aerial
> > imagery, nor can I of anything to do with the law. What to do...
> Ah, the curse of NearMap being too good.

This is NearMap?  Can't you take a sample of people traveling over the way,
and if it's more than 50% bicyclists, use highway=cycleway?

Or is it too short and there aren't any people traveling over the way?

Anyway, I like highway=road or highway=path, with surface=paved and width=*.
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