[Tagging] emergency=*

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Mon Aug 9 19:59:56 BST 2010


On Mon, 09 Aug 2010 11:31:33 +0100, Dave F. wrote:

> On 08/08/2010 20:07, Paul Johnson wrote:
>> On Wed, 28 Jul 2010 23:27:49 -0700, Simon Biber wrote:
>>
>>> From: John Smith
>>> <deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com>
>>>
>>>> Did I miss anything currently being mentioned in this or the fire
>>>> hydrant
>>>> thread?
>>>>
>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Map_Features#Emergency
>>> I note you've changed ambulance stations and emergency phones to use
>>> the emergency key. Cool.
>> Emergency phones would be handy, since it's increasingly common in the
>> US for public pay telephones to disallow... 911 (emergency services).
> 
> If true, I'm surprised. Which companies are doing this?

Pacific Northwest Phones (PNWP), TriMet Transit's privately owned 
payphones (truly stupid given that emergency information inside transit 
vehicles advertise 911 as a free call), Qwest, Verizon...really, who 
isn't doing it at this point?




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