[Tagging] Wheelchair lift

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 20:22:55 BST 2011

2011/9/30 David Earl <david at frankieandshadow.com>:
> On 23/09/2011 21:01, David Earl wrote:
>> I can't immediately see reference to structures like I have ringed here:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:Wheelchair_lift.jpg
>> It is a small platform to lift a wheelchair, usually as an alternative
>> to nearby steps. Though you get them in buildings, which would usually
>> be outside the scope of OSM, they are also found outdoors like this one.
>> Does anyone know of existing tagging for this?
>> I'm sure we can all think of tagging for it, but at this stage I'm more
>> interested in whether anyone knows of tags *already* in use.
> No one got excited by this, so I used
>  amenity=wheelchair_lift

Where did you attach this to? IMHO this could be an attribute of the
steps, but amenity doesn't seem the right key for me. I crossposted
this to the accessibility ML to see if there is already something in


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