[Tagging] tagging cycleable city-models focused on simulating road network

Peter Elderson pelderson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 12:05:34 UTC 2018

@Martin: Hm. The traffic_partks over here are traffic training facilities.
Training=cycling sounds to me like learning how to ride a bike (which is in
fact a prerequisite).

2018-04-23 13:03 GMT+02:00 Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com>:

> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 10:03 AM, Martin Koppenhoefer <
> dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would prefer a long descriptive term (like: "cycling_training_area")
>> over a nice artificial word like "bicycle_town" which creates more
>> questions than it answers.
> I agree completely about needing a descriptive term.  From the wikipedia
> page mentioned earlier in the thread it's clear
> that different countries have different names for it and none of those
> names are self-explanatory.  Terms that are
> self-explanatory mean that people using an editor can look through a list
> of possible values and it's obvious which
> one to use without having to resort to the OSM wiki.
> I'd prefer something more structured than duck tagging a crowded amenity
> tag, simply because we're likely to
> encounter more types of training as time goes by.  amenity=training +
> training=cycling works for me.  Well,
> for something private like a room with expensive flight simulators used by
> airlines then I'd say it's more of
> a facility than an amenity (you can't just walk in, hand over some money
> and have a play) but access=private
> lets us use amenity anyway (even for NASA's astronaut training facilities).
> --
> Paul
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