[Tagging] [Talk-us-nps] Feature Proposal - RFC - ranger_station

Thomas Colson thomas_colson at nps.gov
Thu Aug 8 11:06:52 UTC 2013


I'd update the definition to state facilities housing law enforcement and/or
visitor assistant services such as those commonly found in National Parks,
Forests, Wildlife Refuges, and State Parks. Tag should not be used on
facilities that do not include a law enforcement function such as
information kiosks or campground registration offices. In most cases, a
single structure will house many of these services.

 

Current text only references national parks. 

 

 

 

From: Clifford Snow [mailto:clifford at snowandsnow.us] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 07, 2013 6:42 PM
To: Tag discussion, strategy and related tools;
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Subject: Re: [Talk-us-nps] [Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - ranger_station

 

 

On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 10:51 AM, Bryce Nesbitt <bryce2 at obviously.com> wrote:

After reading the discussion and incorporating what I could, I am moving

http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Tag:amenity%3Dranger_st
ation

to the next step.  Please comment per voting procedures, here or on the talk
page.


I like your proposal. It would simplify mapping in parks with dedicated
ranger stations. Since there are 59 National Parks on our radar, each with a
least one ranger station, often more, the feature will be used throughout
the US. 

 

A Wikipedia search list over 6,000 results for ranger stations. The first
few pages appear to be sites that should be mapped.

 

-- 

Clifford

 

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