[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - (Electric) Scooters

Jez Nicholson jez.nicholson at gmail.com
Sun Apr 18 09:56:44 UTC 2021

Are there any concrete examples of new access restrictions, i.e. photos of
restriction signs (presuming that they are signed)? If anyone has seen one
then please add it to the wiki.

I also expect that tagging is used for countries with fixed rental/hire
points and is not just solely for access restrictions.

On Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 10:31 AM Jan Michel <jan at mueschelsoft.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> a while ago I started to write a proposal for small electric vehicles.
> We split that up into bicycles (which got approved almost a year ago)
> and other types of electric vehicles, mainly in the category of
> 'scooters'. As we found out, the term 'scooter' is a particularly bad
> choice because it can refer to very different kinds of vehicles. This
> ambiguity even stands after translating the term in other languages,
> e.g. the German word "Roller" has the same issue. What makes it even
> worse is the fact that different people have a different understanding
> of the word, and sometimes are surprised that there is a second meaning.
> The current version of the proposal can be found here:
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/ElectricScooters
> Please feel free to comment.
> If you have suggestions for better terms for the tags - very good! I
> don't think we've found the best ones yet.
> Jan
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