[Tagging] Question about capacity:*=* on parking_space

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Fri Jan 17 09:38:52 UTC 2020

According to the wiki documentations, amenity=parking_space was
intended to be used inside of a larger amenity=parking feature.

So if there larger amenity=parking has capacity:disabled=4, you would
expect to find 4 amenity=parking_space features inside of it which are
available for disabled people.

If you use capacity:disabled on both features, this might lead to

- Joseph Eisenberg

On 1/17/20, PanierAvide <panieravide at riseup.net> wrote:
> Hello Lionel,
> I totally agree with that, I never understood this special treatment of
> amenity=parking_space, and so I'm using capacity:*=* with that. My use
> case is for disabled people parking spaces : just look for
> capacity:disabled=* and you're good to go, whatever it is a parking or
> parking_space.
> Best regards,
> Adrien P.
> Le 17/01/2020 à 09:36, Lionel Giard a écrit :
>> Hello everyone,
>> I saw that on the parking_space wiki page it says that we shouldn't
>> use capacity:*=* on parking_space, and instead use the access tag. But
>> why is this the case? It seems logical to use capacity:disabled=* on a
>> parking_space for disabled people or capacity:charging=* on a
>> parking_space for electric vehicles that are charging. And there is
>> not always legal access linked to these "special" parking spaces (e.g.
>> I don't think there are many places regulating parking on parents'
>> parking spaces in the law).
>> It seems strange to forbid this, while promoting the tagging of
>> "capacity=*". ^_^
>> I therefore propose to change this description to favour this tagging
>> (when useful) instead of prohibiting it. What do you think about this?
>> Kind Regards,
>> Lionel
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