[Tagging] When is a way not a way? [Was: Missing access value (access=license / authorization?)]

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Tue Aug 14 09:11:34 UTC 2018


I would map them as highway=service, service=driveway/alley and access private.
Don't know about similar situations around me.

m.
On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 1:21 AM José G Moya Y. <josemoya at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi!
> In a post about access=permit, Kevin Kevin wrote:
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> El lun., 13 ago. 2018 18:10, Kevin Kenny <kevin.b.kenny+osm at gmail.com> escribió:
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>>  - what is the
>> point of mapping a way that's impassable to everything? When is a way
>> not a way? It does indeed make sense when some transport mode has an
>> answer other than 'no'.
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> In Madrid we have some streets that have a street plaque but are completely closed to cars or even walking people. I call them "streets that are not streets". One example is Calle Maestro Tellería in Madrid:
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> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/85518639
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> That street is closed with a lift gate and it is exclusively used as parking space by people working on Ministry of Health-care or Consejo Económico y Social (a consultive government agency).
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> But the most stupid no-street is Calle Francisco Piquer: it is completely closed with fences (no doors on it) and served as a backyard for Palacio de las Alhajas, a former pawnhouse and bank:
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> https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/31053349
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> I know the following question is off-topic on this group, but I'm curious:
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> Are there many of these no-streets on your cities?
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> Are they mapped?
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> Are they named upon someone, as Madrid no-streets are?
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