[Tagging] on-call bicycle ferry service

Henning Scholland osm at aighes.de
Thu Dec 6 23:13:15 GMT 2012

Am 06.12.2012 23:21, schrieb Martin Koppenhoefer:
>> I would use for 'vaporetto' access=no foot=yes, for 'motonave' access=no
>> foot=yes bicycle=yes. 'ferryboats' typical have some maxwight, maxheight or
>> something like this.
>> The problem with vehicle=no is, that there are several other "things", which
>> are no vehicles then passengers. Eg. a horse.
> maybe they would be better mapped as kind of buses than as ferries? At
> least the feeling when using them is very much  that of a bus. If you
> don't like to map them as "bus", what about "water_bus"?
Hmm...I think a transport-vehicle operating on water is a route=ferry. 
If the feeling is different and it's important to tag this, I would 
prefer a sub-tag like ferry=water_bus.


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