[Tagging] Do we still need cycleway=opposite_lane? (Was: Do we still need cycleway=opposite?)

Markus selfishseahorse at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 21:46:23 UTC 2019


On Mon, 18 Mar 2019 at 19:54, "Christian Müller" <cmue81 at gmx.de> wrote:
>
> What is the "normal traffic flow" of a two-way road?
>
> After all, opposite_lane made it to be used in combination
> with these as well - despite the fact that [1] documents
> combination with oneways exclusively.  (And because of that
> [1] presumably spares details on right/left-handedness of
> traffic systems.)

I've looked at several cycleway*=opposite_lane w/o oneway=yes: the
majority were former one-way roads where people forgot to adapt the
cycleway tags.

> The problem is that the value has moved out of that solid
> definition and -in the wild- is used in different context.

Unfortunately, many tags are used wrongly (e.g. name, access tags,
grass, water park) – do you want to replace all of them?



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