[Tagging] Ferry frequency

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 22:09:18 UTC 2013

I use frequency=6 for 6 buses per hour as a tag on a bus route relation.
And journeys=3 for 3 services a day.

Interpreting such tags is always likely to be context-sensitive


On Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 10:31 PM, Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>wrote:

> I'd like to tag approximate ferry frequency in OSM. It's important for
> routing: something that runs every 10 minutes is likely to be useful for
> routing purposes; something that runs once a day, less so.
> Before I go ahead and JFDI, has anyone done this / seen this done, and if
> so, what tags did you use? The frequency= tag appears to be denoted in
> Hertz which is not so useful for a ferry. ;)
> cheers
> Richard
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