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Indicates the orientation of parking in relation to the carriageway/traffic flow. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Parking
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasmay be used on relations
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Status: approvedPage for proposal


Indicates the orientation/direction of parked cars on a parking area in relation to the carriageway/traffic flow. In particular used on parking=street_side parking areas. This orientation value is the equivalent for the corresponding values of the parking:lane=* scheme, which is used to indicate parking directly on highway lines (where parking areas are not mapped separately).

Valid values are:

Value Image Description
perpendicular Street side parking 02.jpg parking at right angle/90 degrees to the road/traffic flow
parallel Street side parking 03.jpg parallel to/same direction as the street/traffic flow
diagonal Diagonal parking on cobblestones (43866248802).jpg angle parking, usually at an angle between 45 and 60 degrees