[Tagging] highway=services/rest_area

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Sat Apr 21 00:30:23 BST 2012

On Apr 20, 2012 7:18 AM, "John F. Eldredge" <john at jfeldredge.com> wrote:

> In the USA, you have the same distinction between service areas and rest
areas.  In addition, there will sometimes be "parking areas", meaning that
there will be a parking lot but no restrooms or other amenities.
 Fortunately, "parking areas" are rare.

Oklahoma seems to use "picnic area" and "rest area" interchangeably, though
picnic areas always only have picnic tables and trash cans.  You're often
miles from a toilet (located at the next concessions plaza ("services")),
and it seems like as often as not, shade.
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