[OSM-talk] Finding duplicate cycleways

Mark Wagner mark+osm at carnildo.com
Mon Apr 24 18:31:15 UTC 2017

On Mon, 24 Apr 2017 19:49:56 +0200
Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

> sent from a phone
> > On 24. Apr 2017, at 19:27, Tobias Zwick <osm at westnordost.de> wrote:
> > 
> > With duplicate, I mean cycleways that are both
> > - tagged as cycleway=* on a highway=* way and
> > - mapped as a separate way parallel to the street with
> > highway=cycleway  
> do you suppose this is an error?
> I don't know about such a tool, but you could make a postgis query:
> define a buffer around the highways with cycleway properties and look
> for cycleway ways in these areas. You won't be able to tell with 100%
> probability whether these are referring to the same cycleways though.


That's a bicycle lane on the road, plus a distinct bicycle path running
parallel to it.  It's mapped in OSM as a "cycleway=lane" on the road and a "highway=cycleway" running parallel to it.


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