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

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Sat Jul 25 18:26:57 UTC 2020

In Antwerpen there is a bus that you can only take, as a cyclist, so
accompanied by a bicycle. It's a subsidised service of the harbour, free
for its users (commuters). The bus replaces a ferry and goes through a
tunnel, prohibited for cyclists riding a bicycle.


On Thu, Jul 23, 2020, 17:35 Matthew Woehlke <mwoehlke.floss at gmail.com>

> On 23/07/2020 09.59, Philip Barnes wrote:
> > On Thu, 2020-07-23 at 09:35 -0400, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> >> I'm trying (and failing) to imagine a road/path/whatever that you
> >> are allowed to walk on *iff* you are pushing a bicycle (or moped
> >> or...). Do you know of any examples?
> >
> > I cannot think of many roads where you can walk but not cycle, other
> > than pedestrianised streets in town centres but you can walk on lots of
> > footpaths where you can push a bicycle. Some are too long and totally
> > unsuitable.
> >
> > A few of examples from my local big town
> > https://www.mapillary.com/map/im/HW9qSNB-1JlkQAC3SH_gZQ
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/23896048
> >
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/350458507
> >
> > https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/318709194
> All of those examples appear to allow regular pedestrians (foot=yes),
> which is common. I am asking if there are any places where walking is
> allowed *only* if you are pushing a bicycle, i.e. "no bicycle, no
> access". IOW, where your joke about dogs isn't a joke.
> (OT: Airline transponders may be IFF — note the capitalization —
> although I wonder about that because I always think of IFF as more a
> military thing. I'm not sure if civilian transponders are really meant
> to *identify friend or foe*, or if they're more just "transponders".)
> On 23/07/2020 09.59, bkil wrote:
> > For example, bicycle=dismount should be understood that bicycle
> > access is only allowed if a rider dismounts. However, if we had to
> > write bicycle=dismount + foot=no, then the meaning basically becomes:
> > neither riding your bicycle nor walking is allowed here, which is
> > quite the opposite compared to what bicycle=dismount would mean if it
> > were placed alone on the POI. Hence the correct way to tag this
> > should be bicycle=no + foot=no.
> Right, that's what I was suggesting, because the only plausible
> interpretation I can come up with for foot=no + bicycle=dismount is that
> you may traverse the way [on foot] iff you are pushing a bicycle. The
> question was, does that ever actually happen? I'm not *quite* willing to
> rule it out...
> --
> Matthew
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