[Tagging] access in the wiki

Friedrich Volkmann bsd at volki.at
Wed Dec 3 05:35:29 UTC 2014

On 24.11.2014 12:57, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> We are currently trying on the Italian mailing list to get a good tagging
> for the ZTL (zona a traffico limitato - limited traffic zone), which do
> exist in various Italian cities and are not "LEZ" (low emmission zones)
> because the latter according to the wiki and external definitions are zones
> which are installed to reduce air pollution and to get cleaner air, what
> holds not true or is not the only aim of Italian ZTLs.
> On example of rules for the example of the Prato ZTL:
> transit forbidden to motorvehicles from 7:30 to 18:30 except:
> - authorized
> - motorcycles
> - mopeds / mofas
> - public transport
> - NCC (noleggio con conducente, car hire with driver)
> - disabled
> - emergency
> - armed forces
> - police
> - fire department
> - ambulances
> - homeland security (protezione civile)
> - public administration

Are there really road signs with addional plates listing all of that stuff?
How big are those signs, and how long does it take for a driver to read them?

I guess that these regulations are not done by explicit listing, but by
definition of ZTLs in the laws. So all you need is a tag like highway=ztl or
highway=pedestrian+pedestrian=ztl, and some comment on the default access page.

It does not make sense to invent new access tags for every obscure purpose
like home_land_security=yes or access=mister_john_miller. Use the generic
access=private for those purposes.

Friedrich K. Volkmann       http://www.volki.at/
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