[Tagging] Public Transport Timetables Proposal RFC

Graeme Fitzpatrick graemefitz1 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 23:56:08 UTC 2018


I'm siding with the idea of linking to an external data-base, as
maintaining this in OSM is going to be a nightmare :-(

On Sat, 3 Nov 2018 at 08:45, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Sure! But how many GTFS feeds are there in the whole world, compared to
> the number of towns with public transit?
>
> I’m guessing that in Europe perhaps the majority of transit operators
> publish this info, but it’s not yet universal in they USA, and in Asia and
> Africa there are 10,000+ cities with no public transit info beyond what is
> available in OSM
>

Somebody did mention Moovit earlier: https://moovit.com/

& here is Moovit Indonesia, which may make sense to you but means
absolutely nothing to me! :-)

https://moovitapp.com/index/in/Tranportasi_Umum-Indonesia


> These cities rarely run strict timetables, but the interval (ie headway)
> between buses and “open_hours) (ie span of service) would be very useful
> and verifiable info.
>

In cases like this, when you need to know that the bus to the big city
should leave on Monday & Thursday mornings, is a bit of a different
situation to 100s of routes with multiple journeys, & they would be doable.

Thanks

Graeme
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