[Tagging] problem with bicycle=designated

Bryce Nesbitt bryce2 at obviously.com
Tue Sep 16 04:47:30 UTC 2014

On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 6:36 AM, Andre Engels <andreengels at gmail.com> wrote:

> I myself, and I think more Dutch mappers, are using bicycle=designated
> (along with highway=residential or perhaps highway=unclassified) for a
> so called "fietsstraat" ("cyclestreet"). It's a road that has been set
> up for bicycles, but has access for all road users. Often they have a
> board like
> http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/84/Fietsstraat.JPG/207px-Fietsstraat.JPG
> (text: "Cyclestreet - Cars are guests").

To the extent we have them, we call  those "Bicycle Boulevards" in the
USA.  But these are invariably part of various cycle
routes, and that factor is often more important.  Check Portland, Berkeley,
Emeryville for examples.
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