[Talk-GB] driveway-becomes-track

Nick nick at foresters.org
Sat Dec 12 19:47:03 UTC 2020

Hi Andy

Yes I understand the tag that has been used (i.e. designation) although 
I was suggesting the tag "Bridleway", the question that Martin posed was 
that "at zoom level 15, driveways are not shown", so the work around in 
this case might be to make a way with feature type = Bridleway?



On 12/12/2020 17:37, Andy Townsend wrote:
> On 12/12/2020 13:59, Nick wrote:
>> I had to check the Council GIS - so the designation is Bridleway. 
>> Because of the complexity, if this was tagged something like 
>> 'Bridleway=Yes' and get that displayed on maps of footpaths, surely 
>> that would solve the problem?
> Hi Nick,
> Yes that is pretty much what is already happening here.  One of the 
> ways here https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/661519636 has a tag on it 
> "designation=public_bridleway".  That describes the legal status of 
> "bridleway" (rather than what it actually looks like on the ground).  
> That allows maps such as 
> https://map.atownsend.org.uk/maps/map/map.html#zoom=16&lat=52.28208&lon=-2.42987 
> to display it as a public bridleway (in blue)
> Best Regards,
> Andy
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