[Tagging] Tagging an old bus route

Jonathan Bennett openstreetmap at jonno.cix.co.uk
Thu Dec 24 09:47:33 GMT 2009

On 24/12/2009 01:13, Arlindo Pereira wrote:
> Hi there,
> I mapped a bus route that is integrated to the subway line (uses the
> same ticket) [1]. However, this route will be no more, because we've
> built another subway station, which would change the bus route. I'd
> like to maintain the old route to historical reasons. How should it be
> tagged?

You should delete it from the current dataset, indicating it's no longer
current data. However, this doesn't remove it from the OSM database,
only from the current dataset so you'll still be able to retrieve the
route at some later point if you need to.

Jonathan (Jonobennett)

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