[Tagging] Amenity parking

Toby Murray toby.murray at gmail.com
Wed Jan 11 17:31:52 GMT 2012


On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 10:52 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer
<dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/1/11 Erik Johansson <erjohan at gmail.com>:
>> I tag all parking spaces as amenity=parking, even though you have to
>> rent a place by the month. I'm guessing this is wrong? But this is how
>> most people do it.
>
>
> If the parking is not generally accessible, it is nice to add
> additional tags to it. access=private could be such a tag for your
> case (actually if the parking is publicly accessible but parking is
> not allowed if you didn't rent a lot, this common tagging might
> semantically be wrong).

There is also the fee=* tag. JOSM displays it as a yes/no option in
the parking preset. There are 20,000 uses of fee=yes and 55,000 uses
of fee=no in the database. Not all of them are on parking though.

Toby



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