[Tagging] Tagging highway=cycleway without explicit knowledgeofthe law?

Pieren pieren3 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 12:12:33 GMT 2009

On Mon, Dec 14, 2009 at 12:13 PM, Mike Harris <mikh43 at googlemail.com> wrote:

> So I tend to fall
> back on highway=track (plus tracktype= ) - avoiding highway=path because of
> its widespread use for an informal hiking route of undefined status and
> unsuitable for (most!) cyclists.

Be carefull with highway=track as its definition is:
"Roads for agricultural use, gravel roads in the forest etc.;"

The main difference with a path is its access for motorcars
(physically and legally - might be permissive or for destination).
This is the limit between track and path.


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