[Tagging] documenting cycleway=crossing

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Apr 16 10:22:12 UTC 2019



On Tuesday, 16 April 2019, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> 
> Apr 16, 2019, 8:21 AM by tagging at openstreetmap.org:
> 
> >> highway=cycleway cycleway=crossing
> >>
> >
> > I have been mapping more and more cycleways here in Japan, and there is a true need for cycleway=crossing. 
> >
> > Unlike some other countries where the cycleway is more akin to a road, cycleways here in Japan are often treated like footpaths, and dead-end into sidewalks and use pedestrian crosswalks for crossing roads. I have no problem using relation links to incluse non-cycleway ways into a larger cyclepath replation, but often times a cyclepath crosses a road and there is heavily painted markings, such as a zebra crossing. 
> >
> It is the same situation as in Poland. I am using highway=crossing bicycle=yes
> (and highway=crossing bicycle=no for cases where cycleway crosses road and cyclist is legally
> obligated to dismount and cross as a pedestrian)

I think that should be bicycle=dismount rather than no.

Thats what I use in such circumstances, and matches associated signage.

Routers do support this tag.

Phil (trigpoint)






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> >
> > there are ~12,000 uses of cycleway=crossing  on ways according to taginfo, but no documentation for the tag. 
> >
> 
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:cycleway%3Dcrossing&redirect=no <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Tag:cycleway%3Dcrossing&redirect=no> 
> redirects to https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:footway%3Dcrossing <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:footway%3Dcrossingthat> that has some
> documentation.
> 
> See also "footway=crossing and cycleway=crossing are sometimes used on ways which lead 
> from a sidewalk to the crossing node (The node which has this highway=crossing tag) "
> at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dcrossing <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dcrossing> - see
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?search=cycleway%3Dcrossing
> I found it by searching cycleway=crossing at https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?search <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?search>
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