[Tagging] [Imports] Bus data for Fairfax Connector, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA

Mike N niceman at att.net
Sat Aug 27 11:32:21 BST 2011


On 8/27/2011 3:09 AM, Bryce Nesbitt wrote:
> Skip the name for a bus stop.  If rendered it would create clutter.

   I'd say the opposite; the stop name is very useful to anyone using 
the "Public Transport" JOSM plugin to check and organize stops so that 
stops can be recognized, rather than just working with a column of 
anonymous stops.  It also assists riders following a printed set of 
directions.    The name doesn't currently render on Mapnik or Osmarender.

   The only caution to assigning a name is that GTFS discourages making 
up names for stops that haven't been given formal names.



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