[Tagging] Access tags (general question, but mostly regarding bicycle)

Florian Lohoff f at zz.de
Sat Aug 29 06:49:42 UTC 2015

On Fri, Aug 28, 2015 at 02:15:56PM +0200, Anders Fougner wrote:
> Hi,
> as probably most of you are aware of, common access tags such as
> foot=*, bicycle=* etc. are every often misunderstood by the people
> contributing to OSM. The problem is that people, unless they have
> read the wiki, believe that these tags define whether it is
> _possible_ to walk or cycle along a path, instead of the actual
> meaning (whether it is permitted).

Its a communication Problem. When i put a foot=no/bicycle=no on a way
i typically put a note there telling why. Sometimes even with a link
to a mapillary image showing the sign.

I have opened a lot of notes about foot/bicycle/access/hgv/psv=no 
because often these are wrong and set just be the "feeling" of the

There is no solution than communication on a local level.

Florian Lohoff                                                 f at zz.de
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