[OSM-talk] Car Sharing Sites, worthy of inclusion ?
p.weber at ucl.ac.uk
Tue Oct 9 11:31:31 BST 2007
> I reckon amenity=car_share on a node marking the parking spot. Question -
> if you have three cars in adjacent parking spaces (as we have here at
> BedZED) do you mark it with three nodes, or an additional tag on a single
I would be happy with amenity=car_share , and include the name of the
operator as name, or operator tag. This would be important because
generally because you need to know which company a car_share belongs to,
either to decide which one to join to take advantage of the nearest car
share location, or for existing members.
Regarding highway vs amenity, it just gets confusing, as bus stops are
included in the highway tag. That raises some fundamental questions, as
should the highway class only represent physical infrastructure , and
would a bus stop, or car share location be regarded as a service and be
> This makes me really want to do a green transport map of London some time,
> - cycle routes and footpaths
> - public transport stations/stops & routes
> - car clubs
> - electric car charging points, biodeisel places, etc.
There has been some work done on these issues, and sustainability in
general, I believe Steve Coast was involved with the following map:
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