[Tagging] Differences in cycleways

Robert Elsenaar robert at elsenaar.info
Fri Jan 7 20:57:29 GMT 2011

Ladies and gentlemen,

All great thoughts. Peter i take your critisism on the right way.
Still you didn't answer my call for help.

Let go back to the base of my question:
Who can give me examples on Google street view of what we have to
concider to be cycleway-tracks?
- Go to Google map Streetview
- find a good example of what you consider to be a cycleway=track
- Use the "Link" in the left upper corner
- Post this link.

Let me start:
This is a real cycleway track I think

Please post your ultimate cycleway=track !!!!!!!


-----Oorspronkelijk bericht----- 
From: Richard Mann
Sent: Friday, January 07, 2011 3:56 PM
To: Tag discussion, strategy and related tools
Subject: Re: [Tagging] Differences in cycleways

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 2:30 PM,  <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:
> I suspect that I am not the only one who has been confused by the 
> totally-unrelated meanings of highway=track (a minor, rural road) and 
> cycleway=track (a cycleway along side an automobile road).  I don't know 
> which one came first, but it is unfortunate that the naming scheme wasn't 
> more consistent.

Sorry. English has a habit of doing that, but it matches what highway
engineers/planners call them. They wouldn't pick "cycleway" as the
name for the key, however (they'd use cycle_facility or


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