[Tagging] RFC: service=? for all highway=service (service=parking needed, primarily, I think)

Tobias Zwick osm at westnordost.de
Mon Aug 3 13:00:46 UTC 2020


> For the second type of highway=service with no service tagging, what
> about using service=access? 

The issue with this is that basically this is the definition of
highway=service already without any extra tags: It provides access to
something. Be it the rear/side of buildings (alley), the garage of a
house (driveway), the fuel dispensers on a filling station
(drive-through) or to the individual parking spaces on a parking
(parking_aisle).

Maybe service=property_access would be a little more clear. Of course,
strictly speaking, pretty much all the above are also "properties". Is
there a word in English that would describe more accurately those kind
of hmm, bigger properties, like industrial and commercial parks,
hospital grounds etc etc (as mentioned in an earlier post)?

Cheers
Tobias




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