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Explicitly specifies that road is oneway for cyclists, generally not needed and oneway=yes is sufficient Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: restrictions
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)
Useful combination
Status: in use

oneway:bicycle=yes explicitly specifies that road is oneway for cyclists (opposite of oneway:bicycle=no).

It is almost always unnecessary if the road is already has oneway=yes[1].


Rare example of road twoway for cars and oneway for cyclists - note cycleway lane on left and sign forbidding cyclists on the right. It is from this location

oneway:bicycle=yes is/can be used:

Not needed usage


  1. there are extremely rare cases such as painted contraflow lane (cycleway=opposite_lane) on road where cycling remains legal only in one direction (oneway=bicycle + oneway:bicycle=yes)