[Tagging] Busways

David Earl david at frankieandshadow.com
Mon Nov 15 17:29:01 GMT 2010


http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/transport/thebusway/howitworks/

On 15/11/2010 17:16, Richard Mann wrote:
> I know nothing about busways (other than that they're a ridiculous
> waste of money, but that's another story!)
>
> RIchard
>
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 5:14 PM, David Earl<david at frankieandshadow.com>  wrote:
>> The Cambridgeshire busway is tagged highway=bus_guideway (actuaklly it is
>> currently tagged highway=construction, construction=bus_guideway because it
>> is delayed).
>>
>> We had a long discussion about this at the time.
>>
>> This busway is somewhat different from what's been described below because
>> it is a very special kind of road, which has some aspects ion common with a
>> railway (it has a track and has specially adapted buses running on it; but
>> is it signalled as signed as a road). There are other examples in Essen
>> Germany and Auckland New Zealand I believe.
>>
>> It certainly isn't just a service road to which buses have access. Those
>> (short) sections (of the Cambridgeshire busway) without the trackbed I think
>> are not service either, they are unclassified roads to which buses only have
>> access - they aren't like a service road in an industrial estate or car
>> park.
>>
>> David
>>
>> On 15/11/2010 09:41, Richard Mann wrote:
>>>
>>> I generally agree with this approach.
>>>
>>> When buses and bikes share a lane, I'd probably stick to cycleway=lane
>>> for the moment, or possibly cycleway=bus_lane.
>>>
>>> Richard
>>>
>>> On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 6:09 PM, esperanza<esperanza at no-log.org>    wrote:
>>>>
>>>> How to tag busways ?
>>>> I added some cases in this wiki page :
>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Bus
>>>> on this model :
>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Bicycle
>>>> I add also a busway page :
>>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:busway
>>>>
>>>> Is it right to use busway or should we use another tag ? (like psv ?)
>>>> Should we open a proposed feature for "busway" and "share_busway" ?
>>>>
>>>> Please tell me if one of this case if not well tagged and if I'm wrong :
>>>>
>>>> (1) Separate busway track
>>>>
>>>> highway=service
>>>> service=bus (or psv ?)
>>>> access=no
>>>> psv=yes (or bus=yes ?)
>>>> bicycle=yes/no
>>>>
>>>> if needed oneway=yes
>>>>
>>>> (A) Bus lanes in bidirectional motor car roads
>>>>
>>>> (A1) cycle lanes on left and right sides of the road (open to bicycles)
>>>> highway=*
>>>> busway=lane
>>>> cycleway=share_busway
>>>>
>>>> (A2) Oneway bus lane on right side of the road only.
>>>> highway=*
>>>> busway:right (or left)=lane
>>>>
>>>> (B) Bus lanes in oneway motor car roads
>>>>
>>>> (B1) Oneway bus lane on opposite way of the oneway road.
>>>> highway=*
>>>> oneway=yes
>>>> busway=opposite_lane
>>>>
>>>> (B2) Bus lanes in oneway motor car roads
>>>> highway=*
>>>> oneway=yes
>>>> busway=opposite_lane
>>>> busway:right=lane
>>>>
>>>> (B3) Bus lanes on left and right sides of the oneway road.
>>>> 2 ways
>>>>
>>>> highway=*
>>>> oneway=yes
>>>>
>>>> and
>>>> highway=service
>>>> service=bus
>>>> psv=yes
>>>> access=no
>>>> oneway=yes
>>>> bicycle=yes/no
>>>>
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