[Tagging] subway_entrance

Bjoern Hassler bjohas+mw at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 15:14:25 UTC 2016


Hi Marc,

yes, wheelchair=yes is part of the official spec for
railway=subway_entrance.

I was just wondering whether other features could be indicated as well,
like presence of steps (at that entrance), etc.

Bjoern


On 7 July 2016 at 14:36, Marc Gemis <marc.gemis at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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