[Tagging] Shoulder and traffic indicator tags

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 09:26:42 BST 2010


On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 4:19 AM, Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Until now, we had a pretty clear definition of cycleway=lane (sharing the
> main roads infrastructure) and cycleway=track (along the road but
> separated). If you introduce more values, you should clearly explain on the
> wiki what is the difference with the two previous values and why you want to
> create a new one, especially sharrow (if it is on the road but not
> exclusive, where is the value ?).

Bike lanes aren't exclusive either - cars move into them to turn right
(in right-hand-drive countries) and cross them at intersections or to
reach parallel parking. They open doors into them after parking.

A sharrow is more like bicycle=designated or lcn=yes, neither of which
is exclusive, even in the limited sense that a bike lane is.



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