[talk-au] Tags for bicycle friendly streets (Ride the City - Brisbane)

Steve Bennett stevagewp at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 01:16:25 BST 2010

On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Vaidila Kungys
<vaidila at ridethecity.com> wrote:
> Brisbane OSM bicyclists,
> We're working on bringing Ride the City (www.ridethecity.com) to Brisbane.
> We're doing this completely through OSM for Brisbane (for other cities in
> we've used non-OSM data for routing). We'd love to get your help. Aside from
> making sure that streets are connected to cycle paths, you can help by
> adding tags to streets that are good or poor for cycling, whether or not
> they have a cycle track or lane.
> We would like to ask you to tag any street with the following ratings so
> that we have more information for better routing. These ratings should be
> based upon your preference and experience of the streets:
> cyclerating = 1 (this means the street is very good for bicycling, it
> probably has less traffic)

I've seen a few similar proposals come and go. Where did
"cyclerating=*" come from - did you just invent it? It would be much
better to combine forces with at least one existing proposal if


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