[Tagging] Is there a good way to indicate "pushing bicycle not allowed here"?

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Nov 5 13:24:29 UTC 2019

On Tuesday, 5 November 2019, Andy Townsend wrote:
> On 05/11/2019 13:00, Mateusz Konieczny wrote:
> > I just created https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:bicycle%3Ddismount
> > to document why it is used and why it is anyway duplicate of bicycle=no.
> >
> > On the page I claim that
> > "In some places it is illegal to both ride and push bicycle,
> > there is no good tagging scheme to indicate it."
> > and I want to check is it correct.
> >
> ... "where it is legal to go on foot" is an important proviso.
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/65663472 (Meir Tunnel, dry even on a 
> wet Wednesday in Stoke*) bans foot and bicycle traffic, so you can 
> neither walk nor cycle through it.  A cycle router would have to 
> flat-out avoid it, whereas it may choose not to avoid a short 
> bicycle=dismount section if it saves a long detour.

For example https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/350458507


Phil (trigpoint)

> Best Regards,
> Andy
> * in English football, a "wet Wednesday in Stoke" is thought of as an 
> occasion when a top team's star players may struggle in adverse 
> conditions that the home side are used to.

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