[Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

Jonathan bigfatfrog67 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 18:46:44 UTC 2013

If you can't cycle on a way then it isn't a cycleway!


On 10/10/2013 19:10, SomeoneElse wrote:
> Jonathan wrote:
>> I don't see any point in the bicycle=dismount tag, when there is a 
>> change in speed limit we don't tag car=slowdown!  The only way to tag 
>> the effect that the sign has is to change the access tag to exclude 
>> bicycles. As I see it it's that simple.
> Here's an example:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/26194733
> looks like a cycleway and quacks like a cycleway - it's clearly a 
> cycleway.  It also has a "cyclists dismount" sign on it.
> Cheers,
> Andy
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