[Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Wed Oct 9 08:08:57 UTC 2013

2013/10/9 Robert Whittaker (OSM lists) <robert.whittaker+osm at gmail.com>

> f bicycle=* is currently widely used to express access rights for
> cycling, then I'd suggest we leave it like that, as it does the job
> pretty well.


> Rather than trying to add additional values to this key
> to capture access rigths for pushed/wheeled bicycles (e.g.
> bicycle=no_and_not_even_pushed), I'd suggest that we define an
> additional key:


> Something along the lines of bicycle:pushed=*.
> bicycle=* then tells you if you can ride a bike (as it does
> currently), while bicycle:pushed=* tells you if you can push/wheel it.

not sure if this is a good key, as someone pushing a bicycle is not a
cyclist, so not being allowed to push a bike is not a restriction for
cyclists but for pedestrians.

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