[Tagging] Tagging for streets with sharrows?

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Fri Aug 13 17:27:30 BST 2010


On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Alex Mauer <hawke at hawkesnest.net> wrote:
> On 08/12/2010 09:00 PM, Steve Bennett wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 11, 2010 at 5:35 AM, Paul Johnson <baloo-PVOPTusIyP/srOwW+9ziJQ at public.gmane.org> wrote:
>>> bicycle=designated is all a sharrow means in OSM terms.
>>
>> No, there are other kinds of designation covered by bicycle=designated.
>
> He wasn’t saying that bicycle=designated is always a sharrow, but that a
> sharrow is effectively the same thing as a sign saying “bike route”.
> They’re both ways of marking something as a designated route for bicycles.

But it's not effectively the same thing.  If it were, sharrows
wouldn't have ever been invented.

Now, Steve (and Mike), what's wrong (if anything) with
bicycle=designated; sharrow=yes?



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