[Tagging] Street furniture tagging

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Sat Jan 23 23:02:18 UTC 2021



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> On 23 Jan 2021, at 14:50, Stefan Tauner <stefan.tauner at gmx.at> wrote:
> 
> The other type is "leaning rail" or "leaning bench" which is basically
> a board or rail the lean against that replaces a bench in a way that
> cannot be "abused" by people to lay down and sleep (the forwarding in
> Wikipedia on the topic[2] is not a coincidence). They are installed
> primarily in the vicinity of public transport stops including train
> platforms. The German page for amenity=bench[3] has a leaning bench as
> an example.


I like “leaning bench” because it makes it much clearer what kind of object it is, while pedestrian rest could be anything. Not sure if these are well put under amenity or should go into the hostile architecture name space ;-)

Cheers Martin 


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