[Tagging] parking:lane tag with month of year restrictions

Charles Basenga Kiyanda personal at charleskiyanda.com
Wed Sep 18 21:50:51 UTC 2013

Sorry for the extra traffic. I found the answer to my own question by 
following the link to key:opening_hours.



On 09/18/2013 04:25 PM, Charles Basenga Kiyanda wrote:
> All,
> I've contributed to osm in the past, though I tend to do edits for a 
> little bit then disappear for a long while. I recently had an idea for 
> an app, which required me to have street parking data for the city of 
> Montréal and since it's not in osm yet I thought I would start adding 
> it. [Enough of personal context.]
> My question is specifically about specifying month varying parking 
> restrictions. I found the following page on the wiki which describes 
> how to add street parking information with time restrictions:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:parking:lane
> The problem is that Montréal has month specific parking restrictions. 
> A typical example is:
> Right side of the street:
> April to October, Anytime except Tuesday between noon and 14:00
> November to March, Anytime except Monday, Wednesday, Friday between 
> 13:00 and 17:00.
> Left side of the street:
> April to October, Anytime except Monday between noon and 14:00
> November to March, Anytime except Tuesday and Thursday between 13:00 
> and 17:00.
> Is there a concensus on how to indicate restrictions that vary on 
> different months. I tried searching the list archives but didn't find 
> anything on that particular question. The simplest method would 
> probably to use default=free and add a no_parking time_interval 
> restriction, so the proper syntax would look like (for the April to 
> October restrictions):
> parking:condition:right=parallel
> parking:condition:right=no_parking
> parking:condition:right:time_interval=Tu 12:00-14:00
> parking:condition:right:default=free
> I would like to be able to specify (for the whole year):
> parking:condition:right=parallel
> parking:condition:right=no_parking
> parking:condition:right:time_interval=Nov-Mar Mo 13:00-17:00;Nov-Mar 
> We 13:00-17:00; Nov-Mar We 13:00-17:00;Apr-Oct Tu 12:00-14:00
> parking:condition:right:default=free
> Is this already possible or does this need to be the subject of a 
> proper proposal and discussion?
> Cheers,
> Charles
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