[Tagging] Electric scooter parking

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Sat Aug 8 07:32:51 UTC 2020


At least one in Poland are described as parking, and at least in theory anyone may
park an electric scooter there, including private one.

Aug 8, 2020, 03:01 by graemefitz1 at gmail.com:

> Just to open a different semantic can of worms concerning the spots these hire "scooters" are left ... :-)
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> Are they "parked"?
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> To me, I "park" my car in a parking space, come back to it after shopping & drive home, or I "park" my bicycle in a rack at the beach, wrap a chain around the wheel, then come back later, unlock it & ride away ie I retrieve my own "vehicle" at a later stage.
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> If you've used a hire "scooter" to get from A to B, do you "park" it at B, or do you return it to a hire location / drop off spot? I think it's more correct to say that you simply leave it in a spot where anybody else can use it & when you come back later on, you hope there's one still there for you to use!
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> Should we possibly be looking at something similar to amentiy=bicycle_rental, ie amenity=scooter_rental?
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:amenity=bicycle%20rental
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> Thanks
>
> Graeme
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