[Tagging] Public transport cards

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Tue Jan 17 12:44:47 UTC 2017


On Tue Jan 17 10:02:14 2017 GMT, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2017-01-17 8:47 GMT+01:00 Tijmen Stam <mailinglists at iivq.net>:
> 
> > However, I would warn against using OSM as a database for public
> > transport. It seems as if public transport is sometimes overmicromapped in
> > OSM.
> 
> 
> 
> +1, I'd see public_transport cards somehow included in the ticket vending,
> and there's generally a move away from any kind of physical ticket or cards
> towards electronic solutions in combination with smartphones etc., so it
> might not even be worth the hazzle ;-)
>
Very true, in London for example tourists  and occasional users no longer need oyster cards and simply use their contactless debit/credit card.

Phil (trigpoint)
 
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