[Tagging] sidewalks

Simone Saviolo simone.saviolo at gmail.com
Fri Aug 27 16:25:28 BST 2010

2010/8/27 M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:
> 2010/8/27 Alberto Nogaro <bartosomail at yahoo.it>:
>> Not really. In Italy pedestrians are forbidden to walk on any road, when
>> paths (such as sidewalks) designated for pedestrians are available.
> btw.: there is also strange cases where it seems to me that the
> existing signage doesn't represent the authorities will to regulate.
> E.g. here:
> http://maps.google.de/maps?hl=de&ie=UTF8&ll=41.847187,12.47346&spn=0.001027,0.00302&z=19&layer=c&cbll=41.847089,12.473383&panoid=eqrJ55YXriuM17WxzW8BfA&cbp=12,231.9,,2,1.55
> (Via del Mare, Rome, IT)
> There is a sign which says vehicle=no, motorcar=yes (eccetto
> autovetture). But actually I am sure they also don't want pedestrians
> or pedestrians which push their bike there. It has heavy traffic
> (almost) all around the clock and there is no space for pedestrians
> (see here some metres later):
> http://maps.google.de/maps?hl=de&ie=UTF8&ll=41.845682,12.471277&spn=0.001019,0.00302&z=19&layer=c&cbll=41.845635,12.471174&panoid=Cv8I1oGBppHyZ8p3I-xTwg&cbp=12,241.18,,0,-6.07
> I am tempted to put foot=no there even if it is legally not forbidden
> (but IMHO intended).

As to bikes, the restriction applies. The signal forbids transit to
any vehicle, with or without an engine, so bycycles are included.

As to pedestrians, I seem to understand there's a separate footway on the right?

> cheers,
> Martin



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