Proposed features/bus turning point

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bus_turning_point
Status: Canceled (inactive)
Proposed by: manfredbrandl
Tagging: highway=bus_turning_point
Applies to: Way
Definition: Define a point where busses can turn by pushing back
Rendered as: probably no
Drafted on: 2016-03-24


Canceled

This proposal is canceled in favor of the proposal for turning_point

Proposal

I propose a new value for the key "highway" to represent a point where busses can turn by pushing back. This is for situations where there is no turning circle and no turning loop.

Rationale

The bus turning point is usually not a destination in itself, but gives usefull information for bus drivers that it is possible to turn the bus there with pushing back if there is no turning circle. I think there are at least many thousand bus turning pionts on the world, but there may be more. There is a similar tag for waterways [[1]]

Examples

http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4077011329 and http://www.openstreetmap.org/node/2749414252

Tagging

highway=bus_turning_point

Additional Tagging

Add maxlength=* if there is a known length restriction for turning vehicles.

Applies to

All Bus Turning Points where pushing back is neccesary

Rendering

maybe no

Comments

Please comment on the discussion page.