[Tagging] Exclusive access rights

Masi Master masi-master at gmx.de
Mon Oct 29 11:41:50 GMT 2012

what about this:

But what if there is no sidewalk at the street? Or if you ride a horse? Is  
it explicit forbidden to use the road?
This is the reason because I don't like to use the access=* tag.

Better is this:


Ok, this works too, if NOTHING is allowed on the buslane, except bus & hgv:

Am 29.10.2012, 11:35 Uhr, schrieb Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com>:

> Hi!
> I'm looking for a possibility to tag "exclusive" access rights. What I
> mean by this is a way to specify that one specific vehicle is allowed
> and everything else is forbidden. If I specify e.g. hgv=yes it only
> means (at least in my understanding) that hgv are allowed there. I'm
> not sure about the meaning of access=hgv: is this a valid tag? What is
> its meaning?
> I am aware of the combination access=no and xxx=yes, but I'm looking
> for a "nicer" solution. The background of my question is the following
> demand: specify that the rightmost lane (of three lanes) can only be
> accessed by psv and hgv.
> Right now I only know this solution:
> vehicle:lanes=yes|yes|no
> psv:lanes=yes|yes|yes
> hgv:lanes=yes|yes|yes
> Three tags for such a simple thing. What I'm looking for is something  
> like this:
> <somenicekey>:lanes=vehicle|vehicle|psv;hgv
> If access=hgv means that only hgv are allowed, I could use that. But
> as I wrote: I'm not sure if this tag is valid and if it is I am not
> sure about its meaning.
> Any hints/comments/recommendations?
> Martin
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