[Tagging] "Feature Proposal - RFC - bicycle=use_cycleway

Matthijs Melissen info at matthijsmelissen.nl
Thu Nov 14 00:18:19 UTC 2013

On 13 November 2013 23:53, Robert Whittaker (OSM lists)
<robert.whittaker+osm at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 13 November 2013 23:06, Matthijs Melissen <info at matthijsmelissen.nl> wrote:

> In which case,I don't think the already well-established access tags
> are what you should be using for this. bicycle=no means "you can't
> ride a bicycle along here", not "there's a no cycling sign" that also
> has other implications for different classes of user. If someone
> (additionally or alternatively) wants to tag that a certain way has a
> certain (most likely) country-specific status that implies certain
> access restrictions on it, then it would be better to use different
> tags for this.

Yes, that solution would be perfectly fine with me. I just wanted to
state that specifically stating all access restrictions for all types
of vehicles might be tedious.

> In short, I don't see why you can't tag the roads you're talking about
> with bicycle=no (or maybe something like bicycle=restricted for the
> cases where more significant use is allowed) and then add a second tag
> along the lines of bicycle:restriction=DE:use_cycleway to capture the
> fact that the legal exclusion of bikes is because of X country's
> parallel cycleway rules.

That's basically what I proposed yesterday :).

 -- Matthijs

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