[OSM-talk] overuse of highway=path

Dave Stubbs osm.list at randomjunk.co.uk
Thu Feb 26 14:18:39 GMT 2009

2009/2/26 Pieren <pieren3 at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 12:20 PM, Florian Lohoff <flo at rfc822.org> wrote:
>> highway=path is a single track wheres highway=track is a dual track.
> ???
> Look at the wiki definition of track:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:highway%3Dtrack
> nowhere it is said it's a dual track and look the picture which is
> clearly a single track.

It's clearly a dual track actually.

Single/dual in this context means the number of wheel ruts. 4 wheeled
vehicles leave 2 parallel marks, 2 wheeled vehicles or people leave a
single mark.


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