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

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Thu Jul 23 06:55:50 UTC 2020

On Wed, 22 Jul 2020 22:49:47 +0200
bkil <bkil.hu+Aq at gmail.com> wrote:

> Am I understanding correctly that this is what the wilderness rules
> would like to achieve?
> vehicle=no + scooter=prohibited + bicycle=prohibited +
> moped=prohibited + unicycle=prohibited + hand_cart=prohibited +
> wheeled_luggage=prohibited
> I think if we concentrated on this case, it would be better to invent
> a specific access value to convey that they don't want to see you be
> in possession of anything that could leave a track in normal use
> (access=legged). When you go out with something like this in the
> wild, they could rightly infer that you would want to ride it when
> the park rangers are not looking. Not sure about the extent of such
> restriction, but it might also make sense to put it onto the natural
> area instead of each and every individual path of it.
> Am I right in that they still allow riding on the back of animals
> (like an elephant, buffalo, yak, camel, donkey or horse) or machinery
> that mimic limbic locomotion (like AlphaDog
> <https://invidio.us/watch?v=cr-wBpYpSfE>)?

In a US Wilderness Area, any form of mechanical transport is
prohibited, so the AlphaDog is out.  Animal transportation is regulated
on a case-by-case (and area-by-area) basis, but in general, horses,
llamas, and donkeys are allowed, while camels and yaks are a "maybe".
Elephants would almost certainly be prohibited because of their
potential to damage the "wilderness character" of the area.


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