[Tagging] Ferry frequency
Charles Basenga Kiyanda
personal at charleskiyanda.com
Fri Oct 4 21:27:31 UTC 2013
If I may insert myself into the conversation. I looked at the
opening_hours syntax recently when learning about parking specifications.
Something like that could be used to specify different frequencies with
time of year.
I'm ad-libing over the following here:
On 10/04/2013 04:49 PM, Dudley Ibbett wrote:
> One thing that you may also need to consider is that the timetables
> and therefore number of journeys a day may depend on the month as
> there are often summer and winter timetables.
> > Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 07:28:26 -0700
> > From: richard at systemed.net
> > To: Tagging at openstreetmap.org
> > Subject: Re: [Tagging] Ferry frequency
> > Thanks all - some great suggestions. To clarify, I'm not looking to put
> > detailed timetable information in (that properly belongs in a GTFS
> feed or
> > somesuch, not OSM), just a broad-brush indication to help routing
> > Based on Richard M's and Janko's suggestions, I'm tempted to use:
> > journeys=4/hour
> > journeys=2 or journeys=2/day
> > journeys=on_demand
> > to indicate, respectively, four journeys in each direction per day; two
> > journeys in each direction per day; and the sort of ferry where you
> go to
> > the bank, wave the ferryman down, and he comes to take you across.
> > That avoids any confusion about "frequency" (a tram might have both
> > meanings!) and is simple both for the mapper and for the consumer.
> > I note there's also a reservation= tag
> > (http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:reservation) which will be
> > for ferries where booking in advance is required.
> > cheers
> > Richard
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