[Tagging] from-to for route=bus that have no bus stop name

Fernando Trebien fernando.trebien at gmail.com
Tue Jan 9 20:41:41 UTC 2018

This would result in several different stops reasonably far away from
each other having the same name. Doable, but probably confusing for
map users. For instance, all those located in "Downtown" would be
named "Downtown".

On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 6:09 PM, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com> wrote:
> use the name the operator use to talk about this stop.
> sometime the name of a bus stop is "downtown" or the hamlet name or
> "terminal, city"
> Le 09. 01. 18 à 20:40, Fernando Trebien a écrit :
>> Well, I should probably start a separate topic on this, but where I
>> live most bus terminals have no name and the public administration
>> reports general descriptive directions (such as "downtown" and
>> "suburb"). Does that mean that from and to should be blank on those
>> relations? Or should the local community make up fictitious names for
>> the nameless terminals?
>> On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 5:06 PM, marc marc <marc_marc_irc at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>> app can use from+to to choice with relation to use in each direction.
>>> of course de from match the first stop, and to the last stop.
>>> I don't understand what's the problem.
>>> NB: roundtrip=yes mean a circular route, it's not the case of ours.
>>> Le 09. 01. 18 à 19:57, Fernando Trebien a écrit :
>>>> I was about to fix a mistake I caused in the map due to these
>>>> contradictions in the wiki, then I found a problematic case [1].
>>>> According to PTv2, this route needs to be broken into two, one per
>>>> direction, and a route_master relation must be created for them.
>>>> Without the forward/backward roles, I believe applications will not be
>>>> able to easily find out the direction of travel of either since the
>>>> route contains a single way, unless they parse the from and to tags,
>>>> which are not required to match station names.
>>>> Would this be a deficiency of PTv2?
>>>> [1] https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/5465620
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