[Tagging] minibus routes

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Sun Jun 25 22:06:39 UTC 2017


On 26-Jun-17 02:02 AM, Colin Smale wrote:
>
> On 2017-06-25 16:51, Michael Tsang wrote:
>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> Is there a generally accepted way to tag minibus routes? What I mean 
>> is that,
>> the routes are not part of the standard bus route network, operated 
>> with fixed
>> routing, and use light vehicles (less than 20 passengers).
>>
>> I am tagging those routes currently with type=route route=minibus, but
>> somewhere else in the world the minibus routes are tagged with 
>> type=route
>> route=bus bus=minibus.
>>
>> Michael
> It sounds to me like it is still a bus route. It may have a different 
> "operator" and be part of a different "network" and indeed use a 
> different type of vehicle, but it is still a subtype of bus so 
> bus=minibus sounds appropriate...

+1

There is no restriction on the size of 'bus'. So I too would use 
route=bus and then if I wanted bus=* to define the type of bus.
Some routes use several types of bus e.g. bendy, double_decker


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