[Tagging] lanes - is "parking allowed" a parking lane?

Mateusz Konieczny matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Fri Nov 20 11:04:40 UTC 2020

Nov 20, 2020, 11:47 by dieterdreist at gmail.com:

> Am Fr., 20. Nov. 2020 um 11:28 Uhr schrieb Mateusz Konieczny <> matkoniecz at tutanota.com> >:
>> This seems unlikely, with 0 lanes it would mean that cars inside are blocked
>> and unable to leave.
> that's not the meaning of "lanes", lanes=0 would mean that there are no traffic lanes. (this is what the wiki says about "lanes"). 
With two parking lanes and 0 traffic lanes cars would be unable to leave, as both lanes would
be filled with cars and there would be no space to drive.

If there are two parking lanes and there is still space for a single driving lane
then it would be lanes=1 

>> IMHO these are 2 lanes, clearly marked on the ground. I do not see a reason for one lane to be seen as parking lane only.
>> Even if it is both de facto pernament parking lane and parking in this way is legal?
> as long as cars do not have to stop in order to pass each other, yes. I agree the width of the road is restricted, but if opposite traffic can continuously pass, it is 2 lanes according to the current wiki ("how many traffic lanes there are on a highway.")
I would also tag as lanes=2

But what about case raised by Tobias where there is no space for that?

> Another question that comes to mind, now that we have removed the requirement for road markings. In a situation where 3 lanes are marked, but vehicles ignore the marked lanes and actually drive in 4 lanes, would you tag this as 3 or 4 lanes?
No idea. I would probably treat marking as overriding and tag 3 and invent new tag for de facto lane

And probably also petition local government to redraw too wide lanes if that would be 
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