[Talk-us] Smooth shoulder intended for cycling

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Wed Apr 18 16:39:17 BST 2012

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Nathan Edgars II <neroute2 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 4/17/2012 9:43 PM, Kristian M Zoerhoff wrote:
>> Alternatively, maybe cycleway needs an "unmarked lane" setting for these
>> situations, though that would imply the local authorities are intending
>> for
>> cyclists to use the shoulder, rather than just tolerating their presence
>> (the usual situation).
> I use cycleway=unmarked_lane for FDOT's "undesignated bike lane", which has
> a white line on the right side but no bike markings.

If it's a standard width solid white line typically used to mark the
roadway edge, then it's a shoulder line, and unmarked_lane isn't
accurate.  If it's a double-width solid white line (thus indicating
lane changes require extra caution or a lane restriction is in
effect), then it's a lane.

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