[OSM-talk] Tagging university roads

Mike Collinson mike at ayeltd.biz
Tue Jul 17 13:50:00 BST 2007

At 08:37 AM 17/07/2007, Guilhem Bonnefille wrote:
>On 7/16/07, Mike Collinson <mike at ayeltd.biz> wrote:
>>At 08:27 PM 14/07/2007, Alex L. Mauer wrote:
>>>maning sambale wrote:
>>>> How do you tag roads within the university or college?  Most roads
>>>> here are accessible by public transport during the day but is
>>>> restricted during the night.  Some roads may have access to private
>>>> vehicles.
>>>I've tagged them as "service".
>>Ditto.  I typically do all roads in hospitals, supermarket car parks, hotel resorts and closed industrial estates this way.  I also try and mark the gate(s) where I can; I understand this will be rendered nicely in the next version of OSMarender about to be released.
>>You might also want to use the access=private or access=permissive tags
>I'm interested in an example for the supermarket car parks. Can you
>give us some coordinates or permalink to OSM map, please?


There are two supermarket car parks here where I've drawn a short stub "service" road to show where the entrance is.  Sometimes I continue it through the car park if it is well defined on the ground.  The supermarket itself does not currently render.  This is how I normally do it, but I don't suggest it is the only or indeed the best way to do it.


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