[OSM-talk] Contraflow bus lane

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Wed Oct 22 19:48:50 BST 2008

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 7:21 PM, David Earl <david at frankieandshadow.com> wrote:
> On 22/10/2008 19:04, Shaun McDonald wrote:
>> On 22 Oct 2008, at 18:57, Matthias Julius wrote:
>>> David Earl <david at frankieandshadow.com> writes:
>>>> I came across a contraflow bus lane yesterday. If it were a contraflow
>>>> cycle lane I'd mark the road "cycleway=lane_opposite". has anyone had
>>>> occasion to do the equivalent for for buses? There's nothing in
>>>> Map_features to guide me. (Actually come to think it it, there is
>>>> nothing to allow me to mark an ordinary bus lane on a two way road, the
>>>> equivalent of cycleway=lane)
>>>> bus=lane/lane_opposite perhaps?
>>> Or "busway".  I think "bus" would collide with the access tags.  There
>>> is no "bus" tag in the Restrictions section, but there probably should
>>> be one.
>> Usually psv for public service vehicle is used for access restrictions.
> So for consistency, maybe psv=lane/lane_opposite?

I've tagged a couple psv=opposite_lane in London in the past.
I was thinking of doing busway=opposite_lane to match
cycleway=opposite_lane but in the end didn't... I can't remember why I
chose one over the other :-)


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