[talk-au] Australian Roads Tagging

Russell Lang gsview at ghostgum.com.au
Mon Feb 11 01:07:19 GMT 2008


Ian,

> It makes sense to use
>
> highway=cycleway
> foot=yes
>
> for a shared path, rather than
>
> highway=footway
> bicycle=yes
>
> The first indicates that way is built to cycleway standards, widths etc.
>
> The second is just a footpath, which may not be built to cycleway
> standards, on which cyclists are allowed to ride.

It's say the latter are more common here in Melbourne :-)  However I'll
use the highway=cycleway method to encourage their use by bicycle.







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