[OSM-talk] Tagging Cycle Infrastructure in US

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Tue Jan 27 22:17:44 GMT 2009

On 27 Jan 2009, at 21:45, Brandon Aguirre wrote:

> Hey all,
> I'm tagging cycle infrastructure with the lcn_ref tag but need advice
> since it was developed for Europe where they designate routes
> numerically like a highway system. What do you suggest I put as the
> lcn_ref for various cycle inf. (I put yes as a placeholder but it
> looks so lame) I have the regional bike map and the gov. hasn't
> numbered or named them in any way. Should specify the type of
> infrastructure?
> i.e.
> lcn_ref= bike lane or
> lcn_ref= bike boulevard (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/
> Bicycle_Boulevards)

Just use lcn=yes for local unnumbered/unnamed routes; rcn for regional  
and ncn for national. There are some routes that are simply unnumbered/ 

> Also, has anyone tagged a bike box? (http://www.portlandonline.com/TRANSPORTATION/index.cfm?c=46717
> )

That is what we bits call a cycle advance stop. I've not seen anyone  
tag this yet, though I do know of one


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