[Tagging] Was public_transport=platform intended to always be combined with highway=bus_stop?

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Sun Aug 4 00:02:25 UTC 2019

Sure, network= and operator= are useful, but the are not required.

Minibus services, the most common public transit in Indonesia, have no
operator here; every vehicle is privately owned and operated.


On Sun, Aug 4, 2019 at 6:16 AM Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com>

> sent from a phone
> > On 3. Aug 2019, at 03:19, Joseph Eisenberg <joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > But really all we need is highway=bus_stop + name=* or ref=* - 2 tags,
> > to define a bus stop. And the route relation needs either the stops or
> > the highways added (you could add both, but this isn't really
> > necessary), plus maybe a ref, duration and interval, if known.
> and a network or operator tag? I find this useful to distinguish bus stops
> by different operators (e.g. regional service from urban transport), even
> if you map just the stop and not yet the route.
> Ciao Martin
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