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

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Aug 6 08:28:41 UTC 2015

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> Am 06.08.2015 um 03:50 schrieb johnw <johnw at mac.com>:
> If I have a cycleway that is built to cycleway specs (paved, rounded turns, lanes, and no stairs), but peds are still allowed, then it is a cycleway with foot access =yes
> I would never consider tagging that as =path with foot & cycle =yes.

the equivalent would be:


> I would consider a cycleway tagged as such mis-tagged and correct it. 

then you should re-read the wiki ;-)

> It plainly is not a path

is it a "highway"? Tags are not always 1:1 representations of (all) the meaning(s) of the words in natural language.


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