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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
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)