[Talk-GB] Bridleway or track?

Andy Townsend ajt1047 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 20:22:24 UTC 2019

On 15/03/2019 18:24, Dave F via Talk-GB wrote:
> Are there any data users who use 'highway=footway;foot=yes' to 
> distinguish from other footways?
Sort-of - depending on other tags 
https://map.atownsend.org.uk/maps/map/map.html can display things 
differently based on that, but it'd be a pretty niche set of 
circumstances.  See 

Personally I tend to add "foot=yes" when that is the correct tag rather 
than rely on "assumed defaults" or the implications of 
"designation=public_footpath" because it's more explicit.  It's always a 
tradeoff between how many tags to add and how many is too many - for 
example I wouldn't add "oneway=no" to the majority of roads that 
aren't,  but it would make sense to mark "the only road across town that 
isn't one-way" like that.

Best Regards,


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