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

Volker Schmidt voschix at gmail.com
Sun Apr 18 20:22:30 UTC 2021

We may need to put these in the country specific default access tables.
I read that many countries put them access-wise together with pedestrians,
Italy puts them together with bicycles.

Il Dom 18 Apr 2021, 13:15 Jan Michel <jan at mueschelsoft.de> ha scritto:

> On 18.04.21 12:20, Mateusz Konieczny via Tagging wrote:
> > Note that in many cases mobility scooters are legally considered to be
> > pedestrians, or de facto equivalent to pedestrians.
> > Maybe even in all cases? When this new key would be needed?
> As you say, this keyword might not be very useful as an access key. But
> the proposal is also about establishing keywords for different types of
> vehicles. So, this might be used like mobility_scooter:rental or
> service:mobility_scooter:repair (or mobility_scooter:repair, depending
> on which tagging scheme you prefer).
> A typical wheelchair is smaller and more manoeuvrable than a typical
> mobility_scooter, so it might be useful to add this fact on a barrier or
> ramp that is too narrow to be used with a mobility scooter.
> I can't come up with an example, but I feel like there are cases where
> e.g. wheelchairs (as required medical equipment) are allowed but
> mobility scooters (as convenience device) are not. I think there was a
> case about the transport of mobility scooters in buses here a while ago.
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