[Tagging] amenity=tourist_bus_parking

Tom Pfeifer t.pfeifer at computer.org
Sat Jan 4 22:24:24 UTC 2020

I agree, I had the problem on motorway service areas, where parking is segregated between HGVs and 
cars. I solved it with access tags for the respective vehicle class.

On 04.01.2020 22:10, Volker Schmidt wrote:
> I have just detected the wiki page "amenity=tourist_bus_parking"
> It has so far only 16 uses (including one by myself a few minutes ago)
> I am not happy with this new tag. Agreed, we have the tags amenity=bicycle_parking and 
> amenity=motorcycle_parking, but they have been with OSM for years, whereas the tourist_bus parking 
> is new (from Feb 2019) and has so far very few uses.
> My feeling is that we should not add more humanities along that line, like RV_parking, hgv_parking, 
> snowmobile_parking, cargo_bike_parking and so on, but try to think,of something better.
> In particular I would like some tagging scheme that allows you to identify a parking facility, and 
> within that same facility (which carries the name) the parking sub-facilities for cars,  buses, 
> HGVs, motorcycles, ...That would make more sense.The parking I have just inserted has two separate 
> areas and separate entrances for cars and tourist buses, but it has only one name. Another frequent 
> situation are motorway stations where parking is usually split into cars, busses, and HGVs.
> Hopefully it's just my ignorance and someone else has already implemented the prefect tagging scheme 
> somewhere.


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