[Tagging] change bicycle_parking=floor to surface

Thibault Molleman thibaultmolleman at gmail.com
Fri Jan 31 06:50:32 UTC 2020

I agree, was pretty confused when I saw that as well (after I had mapped a
bunch of regular parkings and then did some bicycle ones)

On Fri, Jan 31, 2020, 07:46 John Willis via Tagging <
tagging at openstreetmap.org> wrote:

> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:bicycle_parking
> It lists “floor” as the value for a wide open outdoor space with no stands
> or other affordances designated for parking bicycles.
> this seems weird to me. the ground / asphalt area next to a supermarket is
> not a “floor”.
> we use “surface” in car parking lots, and there are many of other types of
> indoor tags for tagging when a bike is in a building or shed (similar to
> parking=multilevel).
> I think that the values be standardized and the wiki changed.
> there is 60 uses of (undocumented) =surface and ~260 uses of (documented)
> =floor.
> we should standardize how we tag parking lots for any vehicle if it is
> just a flat outdoor surface.
> Javbw
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