From OpenStreetMap Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Public-images-osm logo.svg parking:orientation
Parking orientation.png
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
See also
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Indicates the orientation/direction of parked cars on a parking area in relation to the carriageway/traffic flow. In particular suitable for parking=street_side parking areas, and applicable to parking=lane as well (these will usually have the value parallel). This orientation value is equivalent to the corresponding values of the parking:lane=* scheme, which is used to indicate parking as a property of the highway=* ways (where parking areas are not mapped separately).

Valid values are:

Parking orientation.png

Value Image Description
perpendicular Street side parking 02.jpg parking at right angle/orthogonal/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