[Tagging] Public Transport Timetables Proposal RFC

seirra general at sarifria.x10.bz
Wed Oct 31 21:47:11 UTC 2018

this does feel like a much easier to understand idea now, it may be 
worth thinking of a way to still incorporate the interval in the second 
proposed feature, for example a local bus in my area has one every 10 
minutes for a substantial amount of time.

On 10/31/18 21:04, Leif Rasmussen wrote:
> Thanks for the feedback on this proposal! Maintainability and 
> corruption of existing features seem to be the two biggest concerns, 
> both of which I have reduced in the new version of the proposal.  I 
> really like the idea that Polyglot expressed on the talk page of the 
> proposal of using a completely separate relation to represent a single 
> timetable.  It is a completely different system that is much more 
> elegant, versatile, practical, and simple.  By using a relation 
> similar in design to turn restrictions, the complexity of this 
> proposal has been reduced significantly.
> The new version of the proposal will not affect existing public 
> transport routes in any way or form.  They will remain unchanged and 
> uncorrupted, similarly to how turn restrictions do not affect highways 
> in any noticeable way.  Data consumers will not have to worry about 
> any changes to public transport details.
> https://wiki.osm.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Public_transport_schedules
> Please let me know what you all think about the improved proposal.  
> Maintainability will still be difficult, but much easier than before.  
> It may also be possible for these types of relations to be added by, 
> and checked for currency by, StreetComplete without much trouble.
> Example of a timetable relation: 
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/8873463
> Thank you,
> Leif Rasmussen
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