[Tagging] Differences in cycleways

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 23:11:04 GMT 2011

2011/1/6 Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 7:14 PM, Steve Bennett <stevagewp at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On any way without a highway=*, cycleway=track is meaningless/redundant.
> How about railway=* cycleway=track?
> http://www.railstotrails.org/ourWork/trailBuilding/toolbox/informationSummaries/rails-with-trails.html

What about highway=cycleway, railway=track ? (OK, this is not really serious).
Or waterway=river, railway=track, highway=track? This would maybe
render better than separate ways ;-)
I would not encourage implicit mapping. It isn't better, even if there
might be cases where it renders better. Don't map for the renderer. If
there is separate distinct ways in reality I would map them


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