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18 Mar 2018
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Am I right in thinking this planner won't allow routes to go along tracks unless the bicycle=yes tag is present in OSM?


Tue 20 Mar 2018, 14:18

In the UK, yes - highway=track is often used for private tracks (through farms etc.) in OSM that aren’t open to bikes, so won’t route along there unless there’s a bicycle=yes tag (or something that implies it, like designation=public_bridleway).

(In Europe, highway=track is assumed to be open to bikes unless otherwise tagged.)

Sun 7 Apr 2019, 16:18

Useful Q&A, thank you - there are several local bicycle=yes that I'll add