[Tagging] Tagging for streets with sharrows?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Tue Aug 10 13:15:41 BST 2010

On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 6:54 AM, Mike N. <niceman at att.net> wrote:
> There are a number of local streets being converted from 4-lane to 2 lanes +
> center turn + sharrows.
> http://bikehugger.com/2006/12/whats-a-sharrow.html
>  What is the best way to tag these - they were  discussed briefly in the
> recent "shoulder, etc" thread, but I can't find any consensus.   I found the
> proposed cycleway=shared_lane , which seems to be as good a solution as any.
> Comments?

I wouldn't think a cycleway allows motor vehicle traffic, at least not
to any significant extent.

If I'm reading this correctly, these markings are just advisory, and
not regulatory, right?

Why not sharrow=yes?

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