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The main guidance for Car Parks is taken from the US wiki page on [[usa:Places/Parking_lot|Parking Lots]]. The main points you need to consider are summarised here.
 
The main guidance for Car Parks is taken from the US wiki page on [[usa:Places/Parking_lot|Parking Lots]]. The main points you need to consider are summarised here.
  
* The place and it's associated car park should be separate entries, not combined.
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*The place and it's associated car park should be separate entries, not combined.
* The naming standard generally is to precede the place name with "Parking - ".
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*The naming standard generally is to precede the place name with <code>Parking -</code>.
* The name can be shortened - for example the car park for "McDonald's Wodonga South" can be simply "Parking - McDonald's".
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*The name can be shortened - for example the car park for <code>McDonald's Wodonga South</code> can be simply <code>Parking - McDonald's</code>.
* Only car parks that are available to the general public should use the "public" type. The exception to this is where multiple car parks exist for one place.
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*Only car parks that are available to the general public should use the "public" type. The exception to this is where multiple car parks exist for one place.
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*Some shopping centres (and other places) name their car parks (for example <code>Red Parking</code>, <code>Weir Rd Carpark</code>, <code>City Beach Car Park</code>).
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**Multiple car parks without specific names should be named, where possible, in a way that is obvious to the user (for example, <code>Park 'n' ride Caloundra North</code> and <code>Park 'n' ride Caloundra South)</code>.
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**Where there is no obvious way to name multiple car parks, another distinguisher should be used (for example, <code>Parking - Supa IGA I</code> and <code>Parking - Supa IGA II</code>).
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*Car parks should have entry points added. Multiple entry points should have useful and obvious names added. For example <code>South St</code> / <code>Every Ave</code> or <code>Woolworths</code> / <code>Coles</code>). There is no need to add "entry" to the name as Waze adds this already.
  
 
==Australian Variations==
 
==Australian Variations==
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|Public
 
|Public
 
|Park 'n' ride [station location]
 
|Park 'n' ride [station location]
|Park 'n' ride Strathpine
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|<code>Park 'n' ride Strathpine</code>
 
|This standard applies across all states to provide consistent naming. Any state differences should be added as an alternate name.
 
|This standard applies across all states to provide consistent naming. Any state differences should be added as an alternate name.
 
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|Restricted
 
|Restricted
 
|Parking - [centre]
 
|Parking - [centre]
|Parking - HInkler Central
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|<code>Parking - HInkler Central</code>
 
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* Where there is only one car park the type should be "restricted".
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*Where there is only one car park the type should be "restricted".
* If there are multiple car parks they should be made "public".
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*If there are multiple car parks they should be made "public".
 
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|Paid Public Parking
 
|Paid Public Parking
 
|Public
 
|Public
 
|[Provider] + [Car park name]
 
|[Provider] + [Car park name]
|Secure Parking 243 Central Avenue
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|<code>Secure Parking 243 Central Avenue</code>
 
|Street addresses are not used for car park names. The exception is when it is used by the provider to name their car park.
 
|Street addresses are not used for car park names. The exception is when it is used by the provider to name their car park.
 
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Revision as of 03:49, 21 August 2020

Car Parks

Standard

The main guidance for Car Parks is taken from the US wiki page on Parking Lots. The main points you need to consider are summarised here.

  • The place and it's associated car park should be separate entries, not combined.
  • The naming standard generally is to precede the place name with Parking -.
  • The name can be shortened - for example the car park for McDonald's Wodonga South can be simply Parking - McDonald's.
  • Only car parks that are available to the general public should use the "public" type. The exception to this is where multiple car parks exist for one place.
  • Some shopping centres (and other places) name their car parks (for example Red Parking, Weir Rd Carpark, City Beach Car Park).
    • Multiple car parks without specific names should be named, where possible, in a way that is obvious to the user (for example, Park 'n' ride Caloundra North and Park 'n' ride Caloundra South).
    • Where there is no obvious way to name multiple car parks, another distinguisher should be used (for example, Parking - Supa IGA I and Parking - Supa IGA II).
  • Car parks should have entry points added. Multiple entry points should have useful and obvious names added. For example South St / Every Ave or Woolworths / Coles). There is no need to add "entry" to the name as Waze adds this already.

Australian Variations

The table below lists some of the variations specific to Australia.

Type Type Standard Example Comment
Park and Ride Public Park 'n' ride [station location] Park 'n' ride Strathpine This standard applies across all states to provide consistent naming. Any state differences should be added as an alternate name.
Shopping Centre Restricted Parking - [centre] Parking - HInkler Central
  • Where there is only one car park the type should be "restricted".
  • If there are multiple car parks they should be made "public".
Paid Public Parking Public [Provider] + [Car park name] Secure Parking 243 Central Avenue Street addresses are not used for car park names. The exception is when it is used by the provider to name their car park.