[Tagging] Shoulder and traffic indicator tags

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 14:50:02 BST 2010

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 9:46 AM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 4:13 AM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Shoulders are actually more important to pedestrians than cyclists. A
>> good cyclist won't care if there's a shoulder, but a good pedestrian
>> must walk against traffic and be prepared to get out of the way if
>> walking in the travel lane. So if anything they should be
>> footway=shoulder.
> I don't buy it.  Where I live most roadways have shoulders for
> bicycles and sidewalks for pedestrians.  Yes, bicycles are allowed to
> share the main roadway, but only if for some reason the shoulder is
> unsuitable.

Where is this? In Florida bicycles are always allowed to use the
rightmost lane, though they must keep to the right side of it if it's
wider than normal.

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