[OSM-talk] MBR trails

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Tue Mar 20 08:31:38 GMT 2007

>My suggestion would be to use the <route> tag for MBR trails rather than 
>define them as ways in their own right. That way any particular trail can
>cover the tagged public highways and byways as well as those sections 
>have developed just for bike usage. Some something like route=MBR. You 
>also think of a set of MBR: namespace tags to provide information on each
>trail. Where a section is solely used for the bike then that should be
>tagged as highway=cycleway with the additional MBR information.

I would also add "foot=no", to make it explicit that there is no foot 
access (the general assumption by pedestrians is that cycleways are open 
to them)


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