[Tagging] amenity=tourist_bus_parking

Florimond Berthoux florimond.berthoux at gmail.com
Sun Jan 5 16:27:59 UTC 2020


Real case in Paris, we have : bicycle parking, motorcycle parking,
bicycle-motorcycle parking mixed, free floating (dock less)
scooter-bicycle parking, and cargo bike parking.
How can I map that with only motorcycle_parking and bicycle_parking
tags ??? I can't properly.
Using access tags is the good way to go, so we can use
Designated is to explicitly say that the place is specifically made for them.

In the point of view of a data consumer, adding tags just for each
(sub) use case is a maintenance nightmare, and most will not update
there software for each case.
If you render a map for instance, the first step would be to render
every parking area the same way, then may be you'd go into detail and
render each type of them.

Le sam. 4 janv. 2020 à 22:12, Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> a écrit :
> 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.
> Volker
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Florimond Berthoux

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