[Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

Jonathan bigfatfrog67 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 20:54:43 UTC 2013

So what is it about?


On 10/10/2013 21:46, Frank Little wrote:
> Yes, the intention is to stop people pushing their bikes in a 
> pedestrian area.
> No limitation on prams, wheelchairs, luggage trolleys, etc.
> It's just aimed at bikes (which in a country with lots of bikes, like 
> the Netherlands, is understandable).
> Again: this really is not what bicycle=dismount is about.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Jonathan" <bigfatfrog67 at gmail.com>
> To: <tagging at openstreetmap.org>
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>> However, if there is a situation in a country where a bicycle can't 
>> even be pushed, which I'm unaware of in the UK, then the access tag 
>> needs to be extended to include a "no pushed bicycles" option.  In 
>> those circumstances can you push a wheelchair or pram or a luggage 
>> trolley but not push a bike?
>> Jonathan
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