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

Greg Troxel gdt at ir.bbn.com
Thu Aug 6 12:22:48 UTC 2015

Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> writes:

> On 06/08/2015 10:48, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> Am 06.08.2015 um 11:18 schrieb Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com>:
>> Imagine in that example that bicycle access was "permissive" rather than "yes" - how would you tag that?
>> bicycle=permissive
> How would anyone know that this "highway=path" was actually,
> physically, a cycleway?

If bicycle=permissive (rather than designated), then it's not really a

If you mean physically, then

  surface=paved width=2.5m

would help.

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