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

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Fri Jan 1 23:04:52 UTC 2021

On Fri, Jan 1, 2021 at 3:53 PM ael via Tagging <tagging at openstreetmap.org>

> On Fri, Jan 01, 2021 at 12:53:36PM -0800, Joseph Eisenberg wrote:
> > Re: "just a bench, dustbin, an (empty) information table and bicycle
> stand."
> >
> > That's certainly not a highway=rest_area, because a rest_area always has
> > toilets.
> >
> Really. Then I have mistagged a ridiculous number of laybys in the UK
> incorrectly. The "layby" tag disappeared from the josm presets, and
> rest_area seemed to be the new option. I have since changed back to
> using layby anyway, but all those older edits are still rest_areas.

Are you talking about something like what is seen at 36.06693428420621,
-97.34452551596351?  I'd call that amenity=parking and hgv=yes.
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