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

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Aug 18 10:47:24 BST 2010

2010/8/17 Alan Mintz <Alan_Mintz+OSM at earthlink.net>:
> 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.

I would say yes for the reason you give below:

> The way I understand it, cycleway=lane means bike lanes on both sides of a
> two-way road, or a bike lane on the right or left side of a one way road
> where traffic keeps right or left, respectively.

If you say on onewaystreets cycleway=lane is the same as
cycleway:right=lane, how would you tag a oneway street that has a
bike-lane for both directions? And one that has 2 bikelanes, one for
each direction (left and right)?


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