[Tagging] Feature Proposal - RFC - Public Transport v3

Dave F davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Fri Mar 20 14:21:06 UTC 2020

On 11/03/2020 12:16, Jo wrote:
>> But if the originally, more common
>> tag highway=bus_stop is already used, there is no need to add bus=yes.
> OK, but if we have to keep  highway=bus_stop anyway, then one could also
> say that it's not needed to add public_transport=platform to such nodes
> anymore.

True. There is no requirement for public_transport tags. PTv2 adds 
nothing new.

> And if we do that, then those nodes don't really need roles in the route
> relations either,
> The problem with PTv2 is that it was an attempt to streamline how buses
> were mapped based on how railway was mapped,

Even if all existing transit (PTv1) tags were removed PTv2 wouldn't be 
'streamlined' as it reuires at least twice the number of tags to 
represent the same processes.


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