[OSM-talk] parking garage

Adam Schreiber sadam at clemson.edu
Thu Jul 12 15:22:40 BST 2007


On 7/12/07, Stephen Gower <socks-openstreetmap.org at earth.li> wrote:
>   In the UK, it is never used for covered public car parking, which
>   is known as "multistory parking" (or sometimes just "a
>   multistory").  I agree multistory carparking should be distingushed
>   from open air parking, and agree your suggested rendering "P with a
>   ^ over" is good, but I think this should be a new key that varies
>   the existing amenity=parking key, for "backwards compatibility".
>   It should also distinguish single floor but underground parking.
>   We perhaps should also have an indication of the total number of
>   spaces at a location.  Any suggestion for key names for these?

I think

amenity=parking
multistory=yes
spaces=N

would work both stateside and across the pond.  I don't know that
underground needs to be distinguished separately.

Cheers,

Adam Schreiber




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