[Tagging] what is the meaning of bicycle=yes on highway=path

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sun Apr 14 17:37:42 UTC 2019

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> On 12. Apr 2019, at 15:47, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> My understanding is that highway=path is rather problematic if there
> are no additional tags, because it's not clear if all paths are open
> to bicycles or horses. See
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Path_controversy

it is clear with no additional tags (everything unmotorized is yes), a question may arise if other tags are added, e.g. foot=yes but more foot=designated (according to the jurisdiction this can mean bicycles are allowed or not)

Cheers, Martin 

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