[talk-au] Tags for bike tail you are not allowed to ride on?

Kim Oldfield osm at oldfield.wattle.id.au
Sun Jun 20 12:26:47 UTC 2021


Thanks for your replies Warin and Ewen.

I've gone with highway=footway and bicycle=dismount.

I don't know how bicycle routing will deal with this. I'll try OSRM and 
GraphHopper once they have had a chance to pick-up my changes.

Regards,
Kim

On 20/6/21 5:33 pm, Warin wrote:
> highway=footway too as you are not allowed to ride on it.
> It can still be part of the bicycle route relation, just as a 'non 
> riding' segment.
>
> I'd think the name Eastlink Trail is wrong for this segment  and 
> probably others too. There may be signs with 'Eastlink Trail' on them 
> but that does not mean the segments carry that name but rather the 
> route they form carries that name.
>
> On 20/6/21 4:43 pm, Ewen Hill wrote:
>> Interesting conundrum Kim. Setting bicycle=no would probably route 
>> cyclists onto busy roads and setting bicycle=yes is not legal so use 
>> bicycle=dismount instead.
>>
>> Ewen
>>
>> On Sat, 19 Jun 2021 at 18:35, Kim Oldfield via Talk-au 
>> <talk-au at openstreetmap.org <mailto:talk-au at openstreetmap.org>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hi,
>>
>>     What is an appropriate set of tags for a bike path you aren't
>>     allowed to ride on?
>>
>>     Specifically https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/25313938
>>     <https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/25313938> has signs saying
>>     that cycling is prohibited. It is also part of the "EastLink
>>     Trail" bicycle route.
>>
>>     Presumably it should have bicycle=dismount, and not the current
>>     bicycle=designated. I have not received a reply from HighRouleur
>>     <https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/HighRouleur> as to why it was
>>     changed in https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/88285752
>>     <https://www.openstreetmap.org/changeset/88285752>
>>
>>     Should it be highway=cycleway as it is part of the EastLink
>>     Trail, or highway=footway as you are not allowed to ride on it,
>>     or something else?
>>
>>     Regards,
>>     Kim
>>
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>>
>> Ewen Hill
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