[talk-au] Cycle Routes & Bicycle advisory road markings (Was: Marrickville Cycle Routes (Was: Re: Redaction recovery))

Sam Russell g.samuelrussell at gmail.com
Wed Aug 1 02:37:54 BST 2012

Dear Ian,

In contrast to:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/2319564
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/2319563
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/relation/2319565

which are continuously marked with the blue route marker, my previous
experience of L8/L13 in Marrickville indicates that marking will be
sporadic (and therefore "fun").

It would be great if someone knew the AS1742 code for the outdated blue
bicycle route markers, because key:traffic_sign follows the format:
> key:traffic_sign=AU:AS1742.1-YEAR:Code

In the meantime I'm happy to code them:
> key:traffic_sign=AU:blue bike route

* * *

As another bicycle related question, could other mappers opine on bicycle
advisory road markings, in particular could we discuss the following points:

Bicycle advisory road markings in the centres of lanes (
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/23392343  (Between Elizabeth and
I would propose we treat these as infrastructure with cycleway = shared or
cycleway = sharrow
Users at sydneycyclist appear to value the effect of these of vehicle

Bicycle advisory road markings in the door zone, or under parked cars
I would propose we ignore these as infrastructure, and only attend to them
as proof of "map only" lcns where the marking is consistent over the
council's mapped route


Sam R.

On 1 August 2012 10:02, Ian Sergeant <inas66+osm at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 31 July 2012 11:49, Sam Russell <g.samuelrussell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Where route numbers are in repair or in repair but separated by clear
>> intervening route signs, keep the route ref and name.
>> Where route numbers are in disrepair copy key:ref=L# to key:old_ref=L#?
>> My Saturday ride is unplanned right now, I'm happy to go chasing routing
>> and route identity signs in Marrickville.
> If you decide to go, by all means map the location of any signs you find
> with key=traffic_sign.
> My feeling is that following any of the numbered routes by means of
> following the equivalent signs isn't doable any longer.
> Otherwise, I'll be interested to see if Ben gets a response from the
> council.
> Ian.
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