[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - more parking types

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Fri Aug 7 22:08:55 UTC 2020

sent from a phone

> On 7. Aug 2020, at 15:47, Matthew Woehlke <mwoehlke.floss at gmail.com> wrote:
> However, it sounds like you have this backwards; you are using amenity=parking_space to map lots and amenity=parking to map individual spaces. There appears to be a modest amount of such backwards mapping, and it isn't localized to one area.
> Such tagging is, however (at least according to both the voted-upon usage and AFAIK most if not all existing editors and renderers), wrong.

it was really just a slip, see for example here, I added in 2012 that this should not be alternative but additional tagging:


It was always clear that parking_space was for a single parking space and the back then already well established “parking” was for a bigger site with multiple spaces.

Cheers Martin 

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