[Tagging] [OSM-talk] OSM is a right mess

Andrew Errington erringtona at gmail.com
Fri Jun 5 09:26:14 UTC 2015

On 05/06/2015, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:
> On 6/4/15 11:53 AM, AYTOUN RALPH wrote:
>> The oneway=yes, oneway=no conundrum...... put yourself in the position
>> where you are looking at a road ahead of you. It is only wide enough
>> for one vehicle but has passing bays along it's length. It is not wide
>> enough to be a conventional twoway road so can it be tagged twoway?
>> That would give the impression that cars can progress along it in
>> opposite directions at the same time....that would be incorrect. But
>> neither direction has the right of way and it is up to driver
>> discretion and politeness as to who will reverse back to the passing
>> bay. So oneway=no but twoway is not necessary yes.
> i've used
> lanes=1
> and omitted oneway in these cases

I believe this to be the Right Answer.  It's what I do too.


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