[Tagging] bridge:name and tunnel:name
matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Fri Aug 14 12:29:11 UTC 2020
Aug 13, 2020, 15:01 by email at daniel-korn.de:
> Here's an example  where the name of the tunnel seems to be tagged as "name". I'm not sure what the roads name is (might be Schlossbergtunnel, Hegelstraße or Rheinlandstraße). Tagging it to tunnel:name would definitely clarify on this.
> So is there a consensus that one should tag "tunnel:name" instead of "name" for the name of the tunnel?
If name or road and tunnel is different - yes.
If name of tunnel is also name of road then name tag should be fine.
>  https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/4834663
> Am 13.08.2020 um 14:56 schrieb Matthew Woehlke:
>> On 13/08/2020 08.10, dktue wrote:
>>> the wiki states since more than eight years that there's a debate about wether one should tag "tunnel:name" or "name". 
>>> Is there any new opinion in the community on this topic that has not been documented in the wiki?
>> How is the tunnel tagged? If it's a highway that happens to be going through a tunnel (e.g. https://www.openstreetmap.org/way/361906432) I would expect that `name` is the name of the *road*, hence if the tunnel also has a name, it would need to be tagged in some other manner (e.g. tunnel:name).
>> Note that my example *does* have the street name in `name`.
>> If the tunnel is somehow tagged separately from the highway, then I could see that using `name` as the name of the tunnel. Of course, if the *road itself* is known by the same name as the tunnel, then it would also make sense to use `name`.
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