[Tagging] escape_lane was: Fwd: [OSM-talk-fr] Tagger une voie de détresse, un lit d'arrêt ?

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 2 23:23:26 BST 2011

On 6/2/2011 6:02 PM, Jo wrote:
> I'm translating a message from talk-fr:
> After having added the emergency escape lanes in France (or at least a
> good part of them) on this page:
> http://routes.wikia.com/wiki/Utilisateur:Sylvain_59/test4
> which is my user page, I wanted to reuse this information and add to
> openstreetmap.
> I noticed that some of those lanes were tagged: highway = escape_lane.
> Wouldn't it be better to use
> highway = service
> and
> service=escape_lane
> In order to have these ways appear on Mapnik and Osmarender ?

These are runaway truck ramps? I think I've been tagging them 
highway=motorway_link (or the appropriate link) access=emergency 
note=runaway truck ramp.

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