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

Michael Barabanov michael.barabanov at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 19:36:17 GMT 2010

Not far from here, there is a network of designated bicycle/multiuse trails.
There are corresponding signs.
These trails happen to be MTB trails.  Not all bicycles are road bicycles,
sorry for starting the obvious.

On Mon, Jan 4, 2010 at 12:28 PM, Liz <edodd at billiau.net> wrote:

> 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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