[Tagging] Bus route question.

Vincent Pottier vpottier at gmail.com
Thu Jan 6 14:43:34 GMT 2011

Le 06/01/2011 14:07, Dominik Mahrer (Teddy) a écrit :
> Conventionally this has been done with role alternate. But for more 
> complex problems (more then two variants) this can not be represented 
> correctly in OSM with only one route.
> Currently under developement is a proposal 
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Public_Transport 
> which recommends to create a route for every variant.
> Already the older idea of Oxomoa recommended two relations: 
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Oxomoa/Public_transport_schema
> Especially in central europe it is common practice to use a seperate 
> route for every variant.
> Teddy
> On 01/06/2011 11:18 AM, LeSve wrote:
>> I try to tag all my bus routes in my hometown, but I come to a problem.
>> Normally the bus route are straight on from the start to the 
>> destination but for me the
>> problem is that the destination change for every second route. 
>> meaning that it exist
>> two different routes for the same bus number.
>> What to do....
>> Shall this be solved by creating two "relations" one for every 
>> destination or will
>> it exist any relation Role tag with alternative or numbered (compare 
>> forward, backward)
>> /LeSve
There is a good tool to check the routes :

e.g. #one way, relation 154149 
# the complete route

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