[Tagging] Proposed rewrite Of highway=track wiki page - Third Draft

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Thu Apr 8 08:54:03 UTC 2021

Apr 8, 2021, 10:39 by f at zz.de:

> On Wed, Apr 07, 2021 at 07:29:27AM +0100, Richard Fairhurst wrote:
>> Zeke Farwell wrote:
>> > Here is the latest draft.  Please let me know what you think.
>> This is generally pretty good - well done.
>> I agree with Martin that =footway, =cycleway and =bridleway should be
>> mentioned in preference to =pedestrian. These tags are standard
>> tagging for many multi-use trails. highway=path is problematic as a
>> bare tag because you can't infer meaning for access or quality.
>> In the 'Access' section, I'd upgrade "adding explicit access tags is
>> helpful" to "...is strongly recommended". Again, highway=track without
>> access tags is problematic and there have been very many cases where
>> renderers/routers have unwittingly directed people across private
>> land, sometimes ending up with landowner complaints to the DWG. You
>> point to the "country-specific restrictions" page, but in fact this
>> omits highway=track for many countries (such as the UK and USA).
> But we do agree that access tags are only applicable where explicitly 
> posted right? 
Do you consider closed gate as "explicitly posted"?

What about sign on entrance to national part "leaving trails is not allowed
without permission from national park management"?
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