[Talk-GB] Tagging of shared use paths

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Thu Dec 10 19:56:34 UTC 2020


That's weird.
Save for some tactile paving what's the difference between North & South?

DaveF

On 10/12/2020 14:08, Tony Shield wrote:
> /Are there any public cycleways from which pedestrians are actually 
> banned?
> /
>
> Unfortunately yes - https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/827379295
>
> Quite clear signage - Mapillary - 
> https://www.mapillary.com/app/?lat=53.66933432657343&lng=-2.6290113968031967&z=17&pKey=_ir_HmYAIa4H0rnj1JrO8A&focus=photo
> //
>
> When I walk there I take my chances on the illegal walking along a 
> cycleway rather than the 50 mph dual carriageway where it is legal to 
> walk.
>
>
> Tony Shield - TonyS999
>
> .
>
> On 10/12/2020 12:47, Martin Wynne wrote:
>>> My reasons for changing it, is that it is shared use path with a 
>>> greater number of people of foot than bicycle (about 5:2)
>>
>> Many public bridleways have many more walkers and cyclists using it 
>> than actual horse-riders. But are still mapped as bridleways.
>>
>> Map it as a cycleway, unless it is a public bridleway, in which case 
>> map it as bridleway. You are mapping the status, not the actual usage.
>>
>> My feeling is that a highway should be mapped at the highest level of 
>> permitted usage. The assumption is that pedestrians can go almost 
>> anywhere anyway. Motorways excepted.
>>
>> Are there any public cycleways from which pedestrians are actually 
>> banned?
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> Martin.
>>
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