Tag:bicycle=dismount

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Welsh bilingual cycling sign.jpg
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indicates that riding bicycle is not allowed, but pushing bicycle is allowed. bicycle=no on objects allowing foot traffic is commonly used to express this. Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Restrictions
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Status: in use

Tag sometimes used to express that (1) riding bicycle is not allowed (2) pushing bicycle is allowed. bicycle=no on object allowing foot traffic is also often used for the same purpose.

Sign on the left is forbidding entrance with a bicycle - not only riding on a bicycle

In some places it is illegal to both ride and push bicycle[1], there is no good tagging scheme to indicate it[2], bicycle_pushed=no was suggested[3].

Note that while roads/footways completely banning even pushing bicycles are quite rare compared to ones where just cycling is not allowed, bicycle=no is far more popular. It is used over 942 000 times together with highway=*[4] while bicycle=dismount just 73 000 times[5]. It indicates that majority of mappers is using bicycle=no to indicate places where pushing bicycle is OK.

Even if someone is using bicycle=no with intention to state that pushing/carrying bicycle there is forbidden it is impossible to distinguish bicycle=no mapped with meaning "no cycling" and "no presence of bicycles is allowed". It makes this two tags a de facto equivalent.

As of 2020 "dismount" value is supported by iD while not supported by JOSM.

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