[Tagging] New access tag value needed?

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu May 31 11:43:09 BST 2012

2012/5/31 Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com>:
>> 1. A road in Germany should not be used by cyclists if there is a cycle
>> track next to the road UNLESS the cycle track is not passable, etc.
> I wouldn't tag the road with anything. Simply because the rules/laws
> apply not to the road but to the cycleway. Any bicycle-router should
> prefer a cycle track (or anything with bicycle=designated) over a
> nearby road.

+1, if you wanted to be very expressive you could somehow associate
the cycleway with the road.

>> 2. A cycle track in UK that is marked as cycle only does not legally prevent
>> pedestrian use but official guidance states:
>> "the route is not intended for pedestrians, there should be a
>> convenient footway or footpath nearby."
> This is another story. This "restriction" should be tagged directly on
> the cycle track.

isn't this something already expressed with bicycle=designated (and
the way is in the UK. Maybe add a foot=yes if use is not legally
prevented.) ?


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