[Tagging] foot=yes or bicycle=yes on track without other limitations?

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Wed Jul 10 13:42:44 UTC 2013

If you add bicycle=yes, they render differently in opencyclemap (not saying
that's a good thing, just an observation). It seems to be used to imply
that it's reasonably passable by bike, and nobody seems to object.


On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 2:35 PM, Maarten Deen <mdeen at xs4all.nl> wrote:

> Is there a deeper meaning of adding foot=yes or bicycle=yes to
> highway=track or highway=path without adding other limitations? I thought
> track and path are by default routable for foot and bicycle, so IMHO they
> add nothing.
> Examples:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/**browse/way/53561813<http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/53561813>
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/**browse/way/68796031<http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/68796031>
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/**browse/way/195440134<http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/195440134>
> Regards,
> Maarten
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