[Tagging] Was public_transport=platform intended to always be combined with highway=bus_stop?
miklcct at gmail.com
Wed Aug 7 03:54:13 UTC 2019
On Friday, 02 August 2019 21:32:15 HKT Markus wrote:
> On Friday, August 2, 2019, yo paseopor <yopaseopor at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The only negative point for public transport v2 scheme was the
> > no-deprecation of the old scheme to avoid duplicities (surely was done
> > this
> > to don't uncomfort people)
> > Salut i transport públic (Health and public_transport)
> > yopaseopor
> IMHO the main problems are the unnecessary public_transport=stop_position,
> which complicates mapping a lot, and the misnamed
> public_transport=platform, which means waiting area (and may or may not
> have platform), but was intended to also replace railway/highway=platform,
> which means a real platform (a raised structure).
I think there is a need for public_transport=stop_position. Although 99.9% of
the cases the bus stops directly at the platform, there are some edge cases
where the bus does not stop at the platform due to practical reasons, i.e. the
passengers need to board the bus on a service road not next to the platform.
The platform serves as the waiting area, is also a real platform, and also
marked by the route.
The example platform is this: https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4335709196
There are routes 8A and 8P, 8A stops directly at the way next to it, while 8P
is boarded outside that way because that way is parked by 8A buses yet to be
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