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The *:lanes keys are used to specify properties for each lane of a way Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: highways
Used on these elements
should not be used on nodesmay be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: approvedPage for proposal
taginfo: *:lanes

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This page describes a key suffix rather than a simple key.

The *:lanes=* keys are used to specify properties for each lane of a way.

Keys used in combination

  • turn=* - The key turn can be used to specify the direction in which a way or a lane will lead
  • destination=* - Destination when following a linear feature
  • change=* - Define which lane changes are legally allowed and which one are forbidden
  • access=* - For describing the legal accessibility of a feature
    • bus=* - Legal access permissions for public transport buses, OR the type of public transport vehicle
    • hgv=* - Access permission for heavy goods vehicle; in most countries goods vehicles with a permissible maximum mass over 3.5 tonnes
    • psv=* - Access permission for Public Service Vehicles: buses and sometimes taxis or other vehicles
    • bicycle=* - Access permission for cyclists
    • hov=* - Indicates access for high occupancy vehicles
  • maxspeed=* - Specifies the maximum legal speed limit on a road, railway or waterway
  • width=* - The width of a feature


See also

  • Lanes - To tag individual lanes of a road together with their distinctive properties
  • lanes=* - Total number of traffic lanes available for motorised traffic