[Tagging] How to tag a (main) entrance to a large feature?

Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Fri Nov 19 11:59:46 GMT 2010

On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 12:58 PM, Mike N. <niceman at att.net> wrote:
>> I don't know if it's legal to park here and walk around the gate into
>> the park, but assume for the sake of argument that it is. How do we
>> tell the router to instead use the main entrance to the south?
>  In this case, the way in the photo can be properly tagged as a
> service/driveway and /or track to help direct routers to another entrance. I
> recently found this exact situation where hordes of lost park-goers coming
> from the north were directed to the back gate which is permanently locked. I
> was able to tag the back entrance as service/driveway because the gate is
> never open and the only normal access is for the ranger - even though I
> think the road is still named as Lake Road in the official county records
> (which I cannot access).
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?mlat=41.85594&mlon=-89.9528&zoom=15&layers=M


Should private access roads really render as ordinary roads in zoom 14
and less? Bug in mapnik?

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