I think locally the City of Ottawa has designated some highways as being preferred for cyclists. They do have signs on the highway but tend to be on major highways that I would normally avoid.
Cheerio John On 4 February 2018 at 16:04, Harald Kliems <kli...@gmail.com> wrote: > I agree with your interpretation of the meaning of the lcn tag. I suspect > this may be a case of mapping for the renderer, where people want bike > lanes or other infrastructure to visibly show up on OpenCycleMap or > elsewhere. > Harald. > > On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 1:41 PM Mike Boos <mike.b...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hello >> >> I've noticed some users have begun tagging some roads in a number of >> Canadian cities with lcn=yes tags, which are intended for marking local >> cycling routes. My understanding of the lcn tag was that it was intended >> for marking designated routes, not just any old way that is potentially >> bikeable or personal preferences cycling routes. >> >> For many roads, the lcn tag seems redundant, since these ways are already >> tagged with cycleway=lane or something similar, and there is no >> accompanying lcn_ref tag to provide information on individual route names >> or numbers (if they exist). Other roads have been tagged, but have no >> infrastructure or signage, which suggests someone is simply marking their >> personal routes. >> >> I'd like to think I have some sort of expertise in what constitutes an >> official local cycling route in my area, having served as a member and >> later chair of the Kitchener Cycling and Trails Advisory Committee for >> several years. There are some signed routes that myself and others in the >> area have properly marked with relations. But is my understanding of what >> the lcn tag is for wrong? I'd like to know before I start cleaning things >> up. >> >> Thanks >> Mike >> >> -- >> Mike Boos, MASc. >> mike.b...@gmail.com >> _______________________________________________ >> Talk-ca mailing list >> Talkemail@example.com >> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca >> > > _______________________________________________ > Talk-ca mailing list > Talkfirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo/talk-ca > >
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