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Public-images-osm logo.svg cycle_barrier:installation
Cycle barrier removable1.jpg
Indicates whether a cycle barrier is fixed or can be opened, removed or similar. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: barriers
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasshould not be used on relations (except multipolygon relations)
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Use cycle_barrier:installation=* to indicate whether a cycle barrier is fixed to the ground or can be opened, removed or similar (to allow the passage of e.g. emergency services or winter road maintenance – similar to bollards (bollard=*). The pictures below show examples for common mechanisms.

Note that usually a key is needed to open or remove a barrier of this kind.

cycle_barrier:installation=* Example picture Description
fixed Cycle barrier fixed.jpg Barrier with bars/poles fixed to the ground (often set in concrete) so that the barrier can't be removed or opened.
openable Cycle barrier openable1.jpg

Cycle barrier openable2.jpg
Barrier can be opened – a common mechanism are hinged bars that can be folded upwards or mechanisms like on swing gates.
removable Cycle barrier removable1.jpg Barrier can be removed. In the case shown in the photo, the barrier can be lifted out of its mounting (as known from bollards).
foldable ? Barrier can be folded down with a hinge at its base.