[Tagging] Usefulness of bicycle=dismount on ways

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Wed Oct 16 14:25:49 UTC 2013

People in Alaska might disagree with you... I have no idea whether dog
sledges are banned on certain streets, of course.


2013/10/16 Stefan Tiran <stefan.tiran at student.tugraz.at>

> Hello,
> SomeoneElse wrote:
> > Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> >>
> >> I have no doubt that these situations occur, I was only pointing out
> that
> >> "bicycle" is not the right key to state anything about "pushing a bike"
> as
> >> this has nothing to do with cycling.
> >
> > What about the equivalent situation for horses?
> >
> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/29335011
> >
> > Although the horse may have different views on the matter, I'd say that
> this is
> > very definitely related to horseriding. :)
> It's even more interesting to consider dogs. Bicycles and horses can
> both be considered as means of transportation. Depending on cultural
> differences dogs could be considered as pet, food or object, but
> definitely not as means of transportation. Then it will become clear,
> that in OSM two things are mixed: $entity=no can refer to a ban of
> driving it, if $entity is a means of transportation or it can refer to a
> ban of it as object, if $entity is not a means of transportation. We now
> have to think of a most general way to tag, how to ban an entity as
> object if it can be considered as means of transportation.
> Yours,
> Stefan
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