[Tagging] railway=abandoned + highway=cycleway (was: [OSM-talk-be] Abandoned Railways / cycleways)
stevagewp at gmail.com
Fri Apr 19 14:25:09 UTC 2013
On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 4:19 AM, Phil! Gold <phil_g at pobox.com> wrote:
> a) If the trail meanders a little from side to side (where the old
> railway would have just gone straight), I match the way to the trail
> and trust that the semantics of "this used to be a railway" remain
Interesting. I can't think of any around here that do that - must be a
> b) If the trail diverges significantly from the old railway (to take a
> detour or something similar), I make a separate ways for the trail and
> old railway. An example is http://osm.org/go/ZZfEh16SR-- , where the
> trail was diverted to better cross the road or
> http://osm.org/go/ZZfEbCqE , where a mall was built in the path of the
> old railway.
Cool, same here. Often happens where the rail bridge hasn't been restored.
> c) If there are still rails present, even if they definitely qualify as
> railway=abandoned, I use two ways, like http://osm.org/go/ZcJqM34YW-
> (not my work, but a decent example).
Ah, I haven't seen many like that either. I like the end result.
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