[Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways
niceman at att.net
Mon Oct 7 16:40:23 UTC 2013
On 10/7/2013 12:27 PM, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> bicycle=no indicates that you cannot (legally) ride your bicycle there.
> If you dismount and push you become a pedestrian, so you are not riding
> a bicycle and bicycle=no has no effect on you.
There are wilderness trails where no wheels are allowed. When
campers move through the area with a bicycle, they must pack the bicycle
on their back along with their supplies.
I will say that bicycle=dismount is useful for routing instructions,
which give explicit dismount instructions. Sure this is tagging for
the router, but what better way to convey this to map data consumers?
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