[Tagging] access=designated - what do we think it means?

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Fri Apr 11 16:59:13 UTC 2014


On Fri, 2014-04-11 at 17:28 +0100, SomeoneElse wrote:
> Currently, there are 41,000 things tagged "access=designated (1).  I can 
> understand what "=designated" means for a specifc transport type (foot, 
> bicycle, etc.) but not "access".  The wiki (2) also doesn't know.
> 
> What do we think that someone means when they tag something as 
> access=designated?

I have always understood it to mean access to certain vehicles/people.
The it will be what is shown on a signpost, in fact I was expecting the
road after Fairholmes to be motor_vehicle=designated as blue badge
holders can use it.

Phil (trigpoint)
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Andy
> 
> 
> (1) http://taginfo.osm.org/tags/access=designated#overview
> 
> (2) http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag%3Aaccess%3Ddesignated
> 
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