[Tagging] access=emergency revisited

Richard Welty rwelty at averillpark.net
Thu Nov 22 00:40:18 GMT 2012

On 11/21/12 7:19 PM, Anthony wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 21, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net>wrote:
>> On 11/21/12 4:00 PM, Anthony wrote:
>> The tag is emergency=yes, not access=emergency.  This is already documented
>> in the wiki.  Emergency is a transport mode, not a type of access.
umm, Key:emergency : "Used for various forms of emergency equipment. For 
access restriction on roads, ie to indicate that it is usable by 
emergency vehicles useaccess 

>> As for whether or not we should be putting emergency=yes on top of every
>> single highway in New Jersey that is tagged access=no or
>> access=destination, if you or anyone else wants to waste your time doing
>> that, I guess there's not much that can be done to stop you.  At least not
>> until someone dies because an emergency responder relied upon OSM data.
so i gather you're not a fan of my project. oh well.


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