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

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Fri Dec 11 23:35:14 GMT 2009

On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 6:28 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 5:56 PM, Roy Wallace <waldo000000 at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 8:26 AM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > 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?
>> Here is the path:
>> http://www.nearmap.com/?ll=-27.567057,153.041422&z=20&t=h
>> This is outer suburban Brisbane, Australia - people are few and far
>> between.
> Hmm, the resolution isn't quite as good as I was expecting.  Still, I think
> I spotted two or three bicyclists near two or three pedestrians.  Looks like
> shared-use, which means highway=path.

By the way, what's that thing connecting the path to the road?  Is that
meant to allow bicycles but not cars?

(Oh, I see what it is, using Google Street View, so I won't tell lest we
taint the entire database or something.)

Width looks like 2 meters.  Got that from Nearmap - no Google taint to that.
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