[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Walkingbus_stop

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Sun May 6 22:23:01 UTC 2018


Here in Belgium the public transport operator has school services that run
once or twice in each direction per school day. Anyone with a valid ticket
can take them though. So no exclusivity for school children.

There are other buses, organised by the schools themselves, which I also
wouldn't map. But those also don't have stops marked on the streets. They
simply go and pick up the children near their homes. They are mostly for
children with special needs though.

Jo

2018-05-06 23:28 GMT+02:00 Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>:

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>
> 2018-05-06 11:21 GMT+02:00 Jo <winfixit at gmail.com>:
>
>> The foot tram routes definitely only if there are signs along the road,
>> indicating at what time the children are expected to be there.
>>
>> the walking_bus seems like a school bus, but without an actual vehicle.
>> There are stops with times that the 'bus' passes there and there is a fixed
>> itinerary. I suppose these are organised by a specific school, to get the
>> children on time to that school. For these I think it makes sense to map
>> them. Not sure if the public transport scheme is the best for it, but at
>> least it's what fits best.
>>
>
>
> I agree it is like a school bus without the bus, and school buses aren't
> public transport either.
>
> Cheers,
> Martin
>
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