[Tagging] How to tag a weigh station / bridge ?

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Oct 29 13:15:31 UTC 2015



On Thu Oct 29 12:20:37 2015 GMT, Dave Swarthout wrote:
> 
> Also FYI, I noticed but did not add to OSM a sensor type weighing device in
> Thailand the other day. My quick glance at the sign suggests it is a type
> of scale you merely drive over and the weight is computer somehow without
> the necessity of stopping the vehicle. weight_sensor=yes or some variation
> might apply in that case.
>
I have heard of such devices existing on the M6 in Birmingham,  but have never spotted anything.

Phil (trigpoint)





 
> On Thu, Oct 29, 2015 at 6:32 PM, Gerd Petermann <
> GPetermann_muenchen at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> > reg. contact tool:
> >
> > I agree that spamming is a problem.
> >
> >
> > My current way to contact the mapper is to add a comment to the
> >
> > changeset, did that > 100 times now, typically with good response.
> >
> > A typical comment looks like this:
> >
> > Please review [way(s) / node(s) ]  id,id,...
> >
> > The tag tagkey1=tagvalue1 is rarely used, did you mean
> >
> > tagkey2=tagvalue2 ? See also <link to wiki page>
> >
> >
> > Another typical comment looks like this:
> >
> > Please review [way(s) / node(s) ]  id,id,...
> >
> >
> > I've changed the rarely used tag ... to ...
> >
> > See also <link to wiki page>
> >
> >
> > So, what I have in mind might be a JOSM plugin.
> >
> >
> > Gerd
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------
> > *Von:* Warin <61sundowner at gmail.com>
> > *Gesendet:* Donnerstag, 29. Oktober 2015 12:17
> > *An:* tagging at openstreetmap.org
> > *Betreff:* Re: [Tagging] How to tag a weigh station / bridge ?
> >
> >
> >
> > On 29/10/2015 9:39 PM, Gerd Petermann wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> >
> > the wiki documents
> >
> > amenity=weighbridge  (taginfo reports 386 uses)
> >
> >
> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag%3Aamenity%3Dweighbridge
> >
> >
> > I would NOT use amenity!
> >
> > And status=in_use? less than 400 total.
> >
> > Besides several different spellings like
> >
> > amenity=weigh_bridge (8), weightbridge (3) ,...
> >
> > and other similar tags like
> >
> > amenity=weigh_station (21)
> >
> > ...
> >
> > I've found several nodes or ways tagged e.g.
> >
> > highway=weigh_station (60)
> >
> > highway=weighbridge (9)
> >
> >
> > man_made=weighbridge (44)
> >
> > man_made=weigh_bridge (6)
> >
> > man_made=weighing_scale (4)
> >
> > man_made=weighting_machine (1)
> >
> > and further spelling variatons.
> >
> > Of the above I would prefer
> >
> > man_made=weighbridge
> >
> > Can be applied to railways, highways with equal ease. And yes both railways and highways have them.
> >
> > A weighting scale, machine may be for postal items, personal scales... a weighbridge is for vehicles.
> >
> >
> >
> > weight_sensor=yes (1)
> >
> > weight_bridge (1)
> >
> >
> > I would think the critical things would be the weight limit and the weight resolution.
> > Not what kind of sensor is employed.
> >
> >
> >
> > I guess most of them describe the same thing.
> >
> > It would be great to have a tool which allows to contact
> >
> > all mappers that used the different versions and ask
> >
> > them to  check if the most often used tag is matching.
> >
> > Do we have a tool like that ? If not, would it be welcomed?
> >
> >
> > Need to be careful not to support spam!
> > Other than that .. yes, would make contact easier .. but a discussion page
> > would be better rather than private emails?
> >
> >
> >
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> >
> 
> 
> -- 
> Dave Swarthout
> Homer, Alaska
> Chiang Mai, Thailand
> Travel Blog at http://dswarthout.blogspot.com
>

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