[Tagging] Highway=rest_area on bicycle or foot routes ?
pelderson at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 21:11:07 UTC 2021
If these are typical rest_areas for cyclists, you could consider
cycleway=rest_area.Just like highway=rest_area, but aimed at cyclists.
If tagged as an area, amenities can be microtagged as nodes within the
area. If these amenities are typical for that sort of place, just a node
Op vr 1 jan. 2021 om 21:56 schreef Joseph Eisenberg <
joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>:
> Re: "just a bench, dustbin, an (empty) information table and bicycle
> That's certainly not a highway=rest_area, because a rest_area always has
> Do these have a name? If not, I would just map the bench, bicycle parking,
> information sign, and dustbin as separate objects. If they do have a common
> name, then perhaps a new tag is needed.
> I would expect a table at tourism=picnic_site which would otherwise be a
> good tag to use. However, if in Germany it is really used for places with
> just. bench and no tables, then it would be ok to appropriate it for your
> -- Joseph Eisenberg
> On Fri, Jan 1, 2021 at 9:03 AM Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:
>> These are not picnic sites, they're only sometimes equipped with a table.
>> And they are called rest areas ("area di sosta") which literally means
>> "rest area".
>> The example shows a particular large one, most are much smaller, like
>> this one <https://www.mapillary.com/map/im/_zJaSCnWFk5fEXczxIfLFg>, just
>> a bench, dustbin, an (empty) information table and bicycle stand.
>> It would require a change to the wiki page, sure.
>> But this is not the only tag in OSM that is at present heavily
>> On Fri, 1 Jan 2021 at 17:32, Stefan Tauner <stefan.tauner at gmx.at> wrote:
>>> On Fri, 1 Jan 2021 17:17:10 +0100
>>> Volker Schmidt <voschix at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > Can we use highway=rest_area on foot ro cycle routes.
>>> > I am talking about dedicated spaces with benches, (sometimes) tables,
>>> > (sometimes) information panels.No food sold, no restaurant, no toilet.
>>> > An example <https://www.mapillary.com/map/im/2e2tV7cWmqBYZQ_4dDHoJw>
>>> > an ex-railway (reconverted ex.platform).
>>> > We have them frequently here as they are mandatory on new cycle
>>> routes. SO
>>> > fr I only mapped (sometimes) the bench or table or panel, but not the
>>> While I think that highway=rest_area would actually be very fitting,
>>> its current definition and usage AFAIK is very car-focused. I would
>>> recommend using tourism=picnic_site which is basically a rest_area but
>>> for humans ;)
>>> Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner
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