[Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

fly lowflight66 at googlemail.com
Fri Oct 11 15:11:39 UTC 2013

Am 09.10.2013 09:40, schrieb Georg Feddern:
> Am 08.10.2013 20:16, schrieb Volker Schmidt:
>>     Just for your reference - while for many cases, I agree that
>>     bicycle=no
>>     is appropriate, there are quite interesting cycleways in the Czech
>>     Republic, where using bicycle=dismount for nodes on a path would
>>     make things easier for people editing OSM. Consider this:
>>     http://img.ct24.cz/cache/900x700/article/20/1936/193540.jpg
>>     http://img.ct24.cz/multimedia/videos/image/646/medium/193542.jpg
>>     (and don't ask me what idiot proposed a cycleway like this).
>> This is the standard way of doing things here in Italy as well. At
>> every "end of cycleway" sign you are legally supposed to dismount and
>> cross the lateral road as pedestrian
> well, as it is also signed as the end of the legal footway/sidewalk - in
> my opinion it is no need for a _dismount_ there.
> In my opinion it is just a legal backdoor, that on these driveways (or
> serviceways?) you leave the legal cycleway/footway (with the regarding
> legal rights above the otherwise crossing traffic) and have to obey the
> crossing traffic for your own risk - even as walker, but also as cyclist.



would be appropriate.


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