Talk:Ferries

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A Ferry Boat carries cars and other vehicles. How to tag "standard" boat lines, only for passengers. There are plenty of them all around the world, used as tourisic attractions, for sightseeing, as public transportation,... ? —Preceding unsigned comment added by HB9DTX (talkcontribs)

Those are ferries too; you can use motor_vehicle=no if it's passenger-only. --NE2 13:35, 1 May 2010 (UTC)

Thanks for the hint. The problem comes from the fact that in French, a "Ferry" is typically related to car transportation:-) -- HB9DTX

Thanks for the tip. How about if we are dealing with the opposite situation: you have some ferry services that will not accept foot passengers, such as the Dover-Dunkirk Services? (e.g. http://www.dfdsseaways.co.uk/Customer-Service/dover-dunkirk/FAQs/#FAQ5) -- Sav