[Talk-GB] TfL cycle data published - schema mapping

Phillip Barnett phillip.p.barnett at gmail.com
Wed Oct 2 09:26:08 UTC 2019


Apart from on motorways!

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> On 2 Oct 2019, at 09:37, Andy Allan <gravitystorm at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> On Wed, 2 Oct 2019 at 05:22, Wulf4096 <osmgb at wulf.eu.org> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello,
>> in Germany we've got "Radfahrstreifen" (solid line) which are
>> additionally marked by bicycle signs. Only cyclists may use those, and
>> the sign forbids cyclists to use the main carriageway, unless they've
>> got a reason to.
>> 
>> And we've got "Schutzstreifen" (dashed line). Legally, from the view of
>> a cyclist, those marking don't exist, as they don't impose any rules on
>> cyclists (this has been ruled by court).  Other traffic may not use the
>> dashed lanes unless they've got a reason to.
>> 
>> So I guess it's similar markings and rules?
> 
> Similar markings, but different rules. There is no implication in the
> UK that a cyclist has to use a cycle lane, regardless of markings. You
> can ignore a solid-line-lane and ride in any other traffic lane,
> without needing any reason.
> 
> Thanks,
> Andy
> 
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