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[mkgmap-dev] Footways/cycleways and motorcars

From Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org on Fri Jun 17 06:01:30 BST 2011

On 06/16/2011 03:04 PM, H Suomalainen wrote:
> On 06/16/2011 11:40 PM, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> Now you got me wondering what a highway=cycleway, motorcar=destination
>> road would look like.
> Here's one (not quite typical) example from Finland:
> http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Vihdintie,+Vantaa,+Suomi&aq=1&sll=60.34135,24.321308&sspn=0.024379,0.104628&g=Vihdintie,+Vihti,+Finland&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Vihdintie,+Vantaa,+Finland&ll=60.316547,24.716985&spn=0.00305,0.013078&z=17&layer=c&cbll=60.316337,24.715201&panoid=k_AVEcbqL5insXtXfm5PLw&cbp=12,286.59,,0,9.75
> Cars are allowed to use the non-segregated cycleway to get to the houses 
> on top of the hill.
> A more typical example over here is a living street turning into a 
> cycleway that has a couple houses after it has turned into a cycleway.
> Here's one example. You are allowed to use a piece of cycleway to get 
> into to property of the blue house showed in the picture.
> http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=Tuusula,+Finland&aq=0&sll=60.756445,24.750502&sspn=0.006059,0.026157&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Tuusula,+Finland&ll=60.376295,25.022371&spn=0.006088,0.026157&z=16&layer=c&cbll=60.376342,25.022554&panoid=yeXW22fQPzM0BN0TKeaT3Q&cbp=12,314.13,,0,0
> --
> Harri

Interesting.  Curious...what differentiates a cycleway from a path in
your opinion?  The mixed, and apparently not bicycle priority, use of
both examples makes me wonder what makes it a cycleway as opposed to
path + bicycle=designated + foot=designated?

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