How to map for the needs of people with disabilities
|Feature : How to map for the needs of people with disabilities|
|How to map features and conditions relevant for disabled users|
The tag wheelchair=* is used to indicate if/how some place/feature/amenity/means of transportation is physically accessible with wheelchairs or similar disabilities - see the tag description page for more details.
- access=no + disabled=yes - Only allowed for disabled people
- access=no + disabled=customers - Only allowed for disabled people and only if customers
Conditional restrictions also allow to handle more complex cases such as time based restrictions.
Designated parking space
For the whole parking area:
For particular parking lots mapped separately (Original proposal contains more details but is outdated):
- or -
For roadside parking (proposed tags):
- or -
Fees, special conditions
Disabled persons frequently enjoy reduced fees, this can be indicated using
An alternative is to use the conditional restrictions syntax such as
Special aids for the blind, deaf etc
See also OSM for the blind
Description for the disabled
Several variants of the description tag exist for the needs of disabled people, see more details at disabilitydescription.
For all kinds of disabilities:
For special handicaps: