[Tagging] highway=path for *all* mixed foot/bicycle highways?
jmapb at gmx.com
Tue Jan 28 18:13:57 UTC 2020
On 1/27/2020 3:53 PM, Andrew Davidson wrote:
> The same user also changed the Australian tagging guidelines without
> discussion, which we didn't notice till last October:
> and they were reverted. Didn't notice at the time that he'd also
> edited the parent page.
> My own impression over the years has been that mappers use
> highway=cycleway on anything that primarily for bicycle traffic,
> and add
> access keys for any other permitted traffic. Similarly for
> highway=footway. So "highway=cycleway + foot=yes" and
> "highway=footway +
> bicycle=designated" are quite common.
> Using cycleway/footway to map primary/secondary paths is a informal
> but common practice.
> Is there a general consensus that
> these are better mapped as highway=path?
> I had a go at summarising the case against path back in October:
Thanks for the background. Looks like Richard Fairhurst already reverted
the "shared foot/bicycle must be path" assertion on the cycleway=* page. J
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