[Tagging] Highway=rest_area on bicycle or foot routes ?

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Fri Jan 1 22:53:58 UTC 2021

On Fri, Jan 1, 2021 at 10:18 AM 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>
> along an ex-railway (reconverted ex.platform).

Updating my previous response because I missed the example earlier.  I
wouldn't call this a rest area, or a picnic site.  I concur that the
individual amenities should be tagged because it's not quite a place you
can properly take a break.
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