[Tagging] Confusion bicycle_road <> cyclestreet

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Wed Aug 26 06:50:13 UTC 2020


I am curious is there any difference in practical use of this two tags.

Aug 25, 2020, 12:13 by voschix at gmail.com:

> Hi,
> I have come across a new (to me) street sign In Italy:
> https://italy-cycling-guide.info/tips-advice/riding-in-italy/
> The road is a one-lane residential road on which bicycles and pedestrians can circulate. 
> I don't know the legal status, however (I am inquiring).
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> In that contest I have noticed that we have two wiki pages defining two tags, which seem to be describing nearly the same concept:
> bicycle_road <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:bicycle_road>>  created > 14:54, 7 August 2010 <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:bicycle_road&oldid=512933>> ‎
> cyclestreet <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:cyclestreet>>   created > 09:58, 9 May 2018 <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/w/index.php?title=Key:cyclestreet&oldid=1607471>> ‎ 
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> The main difference, as I understand it, is that the bicycle road is for bicycles only, unless there are additional signs, whereas
> on a cycle street "cars are also allowed. However, this car use is limited by the character and layout of the cyclestreet"
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> To make the confusion perfect, both wiki pages use the same (German) road sign as illustration for the situation in Germany.
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:Zeichen_244_-_Beginn_der_Fahrradstra%C3%9Fe,_StVO_1997.svg
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> Taginfo:
> bicycle_road <>> => yes <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:bicycle_road%3Dyes>>  7906
> cyclestreet <>> => yes <https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:cyclestreet%3Dyes>>  4076
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> Volker 
> Padova, Italy
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