[Talk-GB] Should highway=byway be deprecated?
adam.lists at dotankstudios.com
Wed Aug 22 15:46:40 BST 2012
On 22 Aug 2012, at 15:33, Robert Whittaker (OSM) wrote:
> As an aside, note that it is not uncommon for a "Byway Open to All
> Traffic" to be subject to a Traffic Regulation Order banning motor
> vehicles during all or part of the year. The signs you'll typically
> see in this case is a "Byway" fingerpost, and a "No Motor Vehicles"
> traffic sign (a white circle with a red border, and a car and
> motorcycle inside). While this downgrades the access rights to those
> of a "Restricted Byway", it doesn't alter the fact that the route is
> technically still a "Byway Open to All Traffic". In this case, I would
> suggest tagging with designation=byway_open_to_all_traffic (since
> that's what it is), adding appropriate access tags (eg
> motor_vehicle=no) to give the access rights, and adding a note tag (eg
> note=BOAT subject to Traffic Regulation Order) to explain the
In the case of motor vehicles only being prohibited for half of the year, is there any consensus on the correct way to tag it?
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