[Tagging] Proposed definition for cycleways (was Re: bicycle=no)

Liz edodd at billiau.net
Mon Jan 4 20:28:24 GMT 2010

On Tue, 5 Jan 2010, Alex Mauer wrote:
> Your criteria for a “well-suited” cycle way are inapplicable to many
> cycleways.  One big example is mountain bike trails, which fail nearly
> all of them: good surface, smoothness, gentle curves, signs giving
> priority to bicycles, and possibly navigability.  Yet they are cycleways
> nonetheless.  I realize that you said that a cycleway wouldn’t need to
> meet all of the criteria, but this is a pretty bad mismatch.

I don't see a mountain bike track as equivalent to a cycleway.
I would specifically exclude a MTB track from "cycleway"

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