[Tagging] tagging of one-way cycle lanes

Adam Snape adam.c.snape at gmail.com
Wed May 9 17:59:17 UTC 2018


I would assume that in-carriageway cycle lanes (not separate cycle tracks)
are one-way by default, just like the general traffic lanes they are part
of. Certainly where I live, I do not feel the need to tag them as one-way.

Kind regards,


On Wed, 9 May 2018, 18:13 Volker Schmidt, <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:

> I want to tag a road (one of thousands in this country) that has two lanes
> for cars  (one in each direction) and two cycle lanes, one on each side.
> Thes cycle lanes are by law one-way in the same direction of the motorized
> traffic in the neighbouring road lane.
> My (basic) tagging would be:
> highway=unclassified (or whatever)
> cycleway:right=lane
> cycleway:right:oneway=yes
> cycleway:left=lane
> cycleway:left:oneway=-1
> the value "-1" is discouraged for the "oneway" key, but in this case I see
> no alternative
> "cycleway:left:oneway=-1" has some 800 uses in taginfo,
> "cycleway:right:oneway=yes" has some 2800 uses in taginfo.
> Should I go ahead with my tagging? Alternatives?
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