[Tagging] Public transport cards

Tijmen Stam mailinglists at iivq.net
Tue Jan 17 07:47:51 UTC 2017

On 16-01-17 22:20, Warin wrote:
> Hi,
> There is a move away from public transport tickets to public transport
> cards.
> Is there any provision for these cards in OSM tagging?
> It should provide for;
> recharge of these cards from a shop and/or a vending machine.
> purchase of a card from a shop and/or a vending machine.
> I would think the present use of public_transport_ticket could be
> duplicated with a similar tagging for
> public_transport_cards.

There could be some tagging of vending machines.

However, I would warn against using OSM as a database for public 
transport. It seems as if public transport is sometimes overmicromapped 
in OSM.

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