[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - park_drive

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Dec 8 03:40:17 UTC 2019

On 08/12/19 10:54, Martin Scholtes wrote:
> Am 07.12.2019 um 19:44 schrieb Philip Barnes:
>> On Thu, 2019-12-05 at 14:46 +0100, Martin Scholtes wrote:
>>> Am 05.12.2019 um 12:41 schrieb Sören Reinecke via Tagging:
>>>> Allows the tag the mapping of carpool meeting points?
>>> The proposal aims at marking parking places where one could meet to
>>> carpool or which explicitly provide for parking one's vehicle and
>>> forming a carpool.
>>> An example would be a car park at a railway station, where you could
>>> meet and carpool, but the car park is not explicitly intended for
>>> this
>>> purpose, but for travelling by public transport.
>> In that case you could very easily be in breach of the terms of use of
>> that car park. Occasional use may go unnoticed but one a public
>> database encourages such use then action could happen.
>> This type of tagging should only apply to officially designated places.
>> I have local knowledge of changes to parking conditions resulting in
>> changes to the conditions of use aimed at preventing such usage.
> It may be that the person in question is using the parking lot contrary
> to the service, but this is less noticeable on site.
> In my opinion it should not be given for such a case, because =no is
> standard.

There is also the case that it should be verifiable 'on the ground'. Where this is 'casual' then it may not be a good think to include in OSM.
Where it is 'designated' then I would assume there is signage on the ground to let people know, as such those areas should be in OSM.

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