[Tagging] bicycle-only crossings

Janko Mihelić janjko at gmail.com
Wed Apr 10 19:18:09 UTC 2013

If the cycleways coming to the crossing are tagged as foot=no, then why
does the crossing have to be tagged with access tags?


2013/4/10 Alberto <albertoferraris at fastwebnet.it>

> >> I've tagged some cycle crossing drawn as a single node with
> >> highway=crossing, foot=no and bicycle=yes. I would not use access=no
> >> because it can be misunderstood and routing software could prevent
> >> access to the main street.
> >From your description it seems that the node might be forbidden to be
> crossed by pedestrians (assuming that this crossing is between a cycle way
> and a street it would prevent pedestrians to use the street as well)
> >
> >cheers,
> >Martin
> You are right, there is anyway a problem for the main street access. So
> should we introduce a new tag for single-node cycle crossing?
> Or a workaround is to draw the crossing as a way, as I've already said.
> Cheers
> Alberto - Viking81
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