[Tagging] subway_entrance

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 13:36:09 UTC 2016


what about wheelmap.org [1] ? it shows whether an entrance is
accessible for wheelchair users. Not everything is visible on osm.org,
but sometimes you can use alternate OSM-based maps.

m

[1] http://wheelmap.org/en/map#/popup/1274040743?lat=51.50811726643938&lon=-0.1252618432044983&q=london&zoom=19


On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 5:00 PM, Bjoern Hassler <bjohas+mw at gmail.com> wrote:
> Certainly wheelchair=yes/no in conjunction with railway=subway_entrance is
> used a lot in central London:
> http://overpass-turbo.eu/s/hap
>
> Bjoern
>
> On 6 July 2016 at 15:33, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
>>
>> On Wed, 2016-07-06 at 16:23 +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > sent from a phone
>> >
>> > Il giorno 06 lug 2016, alle ore 16:05, Bjoern Hassler <bjohas+mw at gmai
>> > l.com> ha scritto:
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > However, how would you look for subway_entrances that are
>> > > accessible? If the lift is mapped separately, it won't be mapped as
>> > > a subway_entrance (as there should only be one subway_entrance per
>> > > physical entrance)?
>> >
>> > I don't follow you here. If the lift leads to the subway, why
>> > couldn't I apply subway entrance to it? Clearly it is a physical
>> > entrance, isn't it?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > >
>> > > It would be much simpler to the map users (e.g. via OSMAND) to view
>> > > accessible entrances as a single POI. Extracting "subway_entrance +
>> > > nearby elevator (with the function of accessing the subway)" seems
>> > > like an error prone task.
>> >
>> > if there are only steps, the entrance isn't accessible to
>> > wheelchairs. See above for the lift
>> >
>> A subway entrance normally leads into a ticket hall where there are
>> machines to buy tickets, the barriers and then the lift and/or stairs
>> are beyond those.
>>
>> Unless you are going to start indoor mapping the barriers then
>> stairs=yes/no, lift=yes/no make perfect sense on the entrance.
>>
>> Entrances also need opening hours, some are not open at weekends or
>> late in the evening.
>>
>> Phil (trigpoint)
>>
>>
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