[Tagging] Is cycleway:right=lane necessary on a one-way street?

Tom Chance tom at acrewoods.net
Wed Aug 18 09:47:00 BST 2010


On 17 August 2010 22:13, Alan Mintz
<Alan_Mintz+OSM at earthlink.net<Alan_Mintz%2BOSM at earthlink.net>
> wrote:

> At 2010-08-17 12:08, Nathan Edgars II wrote:
>
>> I know that there are some bike lanes on the left side, but is there
>> any real benefit to tagging cycleway:right=lane rather than
>> cycleway=lane when you have a bike lane on the right side of a one-way
>> street?
>>
>
> Assuming you meant to add "in a place where traffic keeps right", I would
> say no.
>

Quite. It might be useful to make it explicit in order to help routing
applications which don't know whether a road is in a country where you
drive/cycle on the right or the left side of the road.

Regards,
Tom


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