[talk-au] Translink Bus Stops - South East Queensland

Marc Gemis marc.gemis at gmail.com
Wed Jan 13 04:26:12 UTC 2016


In Belgium we also did an import of all bus stops during the past
months [1]. However, we did notice that several bus stops were in a
different location [2], up to 650 meters from where the public
transport company thought they were. I don't know the quality of this
data set, but it is still worth checking out the real position in the


[1] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Belgium/De_Lijndata
[2] http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/WikiProject_Belgium/Bus_stops

On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 4:30 AM, Jason Ward <jasonjward5 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi David,
> Imports are tough but I'd still be adding bus stops as you have been.  If or
> when the import occurs it would deal with existing stops in a logical way so
> the work individuals have done will not be wasted.  It would in fact be
> treated with a higher level of trust in the context of the TMR provided
> dataset so there is continued value in adding and updating bus stops.
> On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 at 13:17 David Findlay <davidjwfindlay at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I think for now preparing the import is beyond me. I guess for now don't
>> bother adding or updating bus stops? Thanks,
>> David
>> On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 1:03 PM Jason Ward <jasonjward5 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi guys,
>>> We have permission.  If there are able resources with the know-how then a
>>> page for a State-wide import already exists.  Its current status is that it
>>> hasn't been presented to the @imports list yet but it is quite close (If
>>> you're importing en-masse then it needs to go through this process).  Please
>>> review the page below [1] and if this is something you are able to continue
>>> with then I suggest following on from there.
>>> I no longer contribute to the project other than being on this list now
>>> so you're free to chop, change or start again but explicit permission has
>>> been granted for this dataset [2].  If you need access to the Github
>>> repository which is where the raw, transformed and osm files are kept [3]
>>> then ping me on that platform and I'll provide full access (or you can just
>>> fork/branch it).
>>> [1] -
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Catalogue/Queensland_GTFS_Data
>>> [2] -
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Attribution/qld.data.gov.au_explicit_permission
>>> [3] - https://github.com/systemtester/QLD-GTFS-Data-Imports
>>> On Wed, 13 Jan 2016 at 10:22 FlashKiwi <kabul_or_bust at yahoo.co.nz> wrote:
>>>> I will follow up with translink and confirm licencing.
>>>> G.
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