|current use of this tag is documented at Key:cycleway:surface|
|Proposal status:||Abandoned (inactive)|
|Definition:||Defines the type of pavement on a separate cycleway or for a cycleway embedded on a highway=*.|
This tag is to be used to tag the surface of a cycleway specifically. Very often cycleways are tied to another type of highway and the surface of both may vary wildly for various reasons. This way it is possible to differentiate between the main road and the cycleways surface types without the need to split the way into adject ways.
The use of this tag can be observed on [the following site]
This tag is related to other cycleway sub-tags: