[Tagging] highway=footway - Advanced definition: Distinction footway vs path

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 08:21:11 UTC 2015

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> Am 06.08.2015 um 09:06 schrieb Lauri Kytömaa <lkytomaa at gmail.com>:
> highway=cycleway: physically good for cycling and walking,
> cycling legal, walking allowed if in country defaults or tagged.

I believe you can't imply physical characteristics here, the class is about legal access ("designated cycleways"). Around here there are some signposted cycleways which aren't physically suitable for bicycles (partially), even if this may sound strange to many of you ;-)


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