[Tagging] Rail segment in a bike route

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Sat Dec 14 14:52:42 UTC 2019

A router should never assume that a route tag overrules a way or node tag,
for access.

Vr gr Peter Elderson

Op za 14 dec. 2019 om 15:43 schreef Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com>:

> Adding a bicycle=dismount is OK I suppose, but I'm unsure there's really
>> a problem.
> This street in Padova <https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/27212508>
> carries a (mono-rail) tram (railway=tram) and is closed to bicycles, tagged
> with bicycle=no.
> I intended to re-tag this with bicycle=dismount in line with the notion
> that you are allowed to push your bike along, like you are allowed to push
> your bike across the pedestrian area in the city center.
> I would not have dreamed that this would mean that I would have to take my
> bicycle on the tram (which I am not allowed to do anyway).
>> Routing software creators will always refer to tags on the ways. Common
>> sense needs to be exercised - If a router comes across 'railway'
>> 'dismount' should be a assumed.
> Some bicycle routers take into account the fact that a way is part of a
> bicycle route.
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