[Tagging] Exclusive access rights

Martin Vonwald imagic.osm at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 08:08:04 GMT 2012

2012/10/29 Ole Nielsen <on-osm at xs4all.nl>:
> Here is a simple proposal that avoids confusion with the existing access
> restrictions.
> special_use_lanes = no | no | hgv
> (or "special_use:lanes = .." to be consistent with other lanes tags)
> Values can be 'no' (no special limitations apply to this lane), 'hgv',
> 'psv', 'hov' etc.
> "special_use_lanes" is just a suggestion, other words not making an
> association to "access" could also be used. Other ideas: "special_lanes",
> "exclusive_use_lanes"
> Would this be a useful way forward?

I thought about that also but I'm not sure if I want to go down that
road. Any new key raises the (already present) risk of being
inconsistent. Just imagine hgv:lanes=yes|no and
special_use:lanes=no|hgv on the same way.

I'm not sure if there's a simple solution to this problem.


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