[Tagging] How to tag an imaginary oneway barrier
frankosm at xs4all.nl
Wed Feb 5 15:38:32 UTC 2014
Kytömaa Lauri wrote:
>> Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
>>does not represent what's on the ground: there won't be a "one way street"
> Dual carriage roads don't have one way signs, either, but the parts have
> oneway=yes. I just noticed that the relatively recently changed description
> on the Key:oneway wiki page is even wrong because it tries to set the
> requirement of a oneway street sign.
> It's the effect "traffic on this way may flow in one direction only", not
> the signs, that are more relevant to most use cases.
Agreed. It is the effect we need to tag.
If we only use the oneway tag where it is explicitely signed, we get a routing
problem on cycleways in the Netherlands.
In most cases, when there are cyclepaths on both sides of a road here, the
cycleways are oneway in the appropriate direction (on the rightmost side of
The cyclepaths may or may not have a no-entry sign at the end and may or may
not have one-way signage where you join the path from the left (or right).
If a cyclepath is two-way, this is explicitely signed with arrows in both
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