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

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 00:32:50 GMT 2009

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 2:35 AM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
>> Honestly, tagging on the basis of measured human activity doesn't
>> work. Plenty of genuine bike paths get more foot traffic than wheeled
>> traffic.
> What makes them "genuine bike paths", then?

Bike signs. Painted bike symbols. Documentation to that effect.

> Umm, "measured human activity" is a physical observation.

A pretty bad one. I go and count 18 cyclists and 12 walkers. I tag it
cycleway. You measure 15 walkers and 10 walkers. You tag it footway.
Now what? Seriously, this is a really bad approach.


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