[Tagging] Ferry frequency

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Thu Oct 3 22:35:20 UTC 2013


Richard Mann <richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> 
> Richard
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 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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So, are you saying that you use frequency only for buses that run at least once per hour, and otherwise use journeys instead?

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