[Tagging] Car sharing: which kind
A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com
Sat Nov 10 12:56:22 GMT 2012
On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 4:32 PM, A.Pirard.Papou <A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com
<mailto:A.Pirard.Papou at gmail.com>> wrote:
> In Tag:amenity=car_sharing
> <http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity%3Dcar_sharing>, I see
> no way to distinguish
> * a /Carsharing station, where you get your booked car, often
> separate areas on parking places/
> * a roadside place with a bus stop like pole near which
> "non-hitching", subscribed pedestrians stand to stop similarly
> subscribed car drivers for a lift; using the subscription
> numbers, the pickup can be recorded for safety with a text message.
> Mistaking one for the other is in both cases "funny".
> (Trying to phone the pole or standing by waiting just outside the
> Any remarks about this sample?
On 2012-11-09 23:38, Jaakko Helleranta.com wrote :
> Perhaps the reason is that these are two different things: The first
> bullet refers to car sharing and the second to ride sharing, as far as
> I can tell. See "ride sharing" (aka. car pooling) with your favorite
> search engine. .. There seems to be an abandoned proposal for car
> (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Carpool), btw.
Ouch, thanks. I mean thanks, ouch.
By the organization name
/*covoit*/ = covoiturage
According to Nominatim
covoiturage -> amenity=car_sharing.
According to you and other translations covoiturage -> carpool
And, you're right, that sort of organized hitch hiking is more like the
US left lane carpooling.
I have added this comment
I have to abandon my tagging project by lack of a suitable tag.
Never mind, they refused to send me a stop points coordinate list anyway.
They say that they have their own map project (which obviously is not
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