[Talk-ca] Bus stops in Ottawa

James james2432 at gmail.com
Sun Feb 28 21:07:51 UTC 2016

Most of the STO bus stations were manually added by myself, not sure if
there were any added/changed after the fact
On Feb 28, 2016 4:02 PM, "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:

> So it sounds like essentially we are saying the import wasn't discussed at
> least as far as what the tags were to be used, I note that the STO stops on
> Wellington have a different set of tags.  Nor was any thought given to
> preserving bus shelter information nor to keeping the information up to
> date nor to removing any bus stops already mapped.
> Oh well such is life.
> Cheerio John
> On 28 February 2016 at 15:19, Andrew MacKinnon <andrewpmk at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> On Feb 28, 2016 3:05 PM, "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > It appears in august 2013 user andrewpmk imported the OC transpo bus
>> stops, which is fine I don't have a problem with imports but I understand
>> OC transpo issue a new updated GTFS file every year.  Are there plans to
>> reimport all the bus stops or will they simply become unreliable?  ie most
>> will be there and some will be missed.
>> > These bus stops have been imported since the POI information includes
>> information which is not visible at the bus stop but is available form the
>> GTFS file.
>> >
>> > I have three concerns, one is the GTFS file does not include bus
>> shelters and some existing bus stops have been mapped with shelter
>> information.  Are we to lose bus shelter information?  The second is
>> locally andrewpmk mapped bus stops in 2011 without the GTFS POI information
>> and they are still there.  So some locations have two bus stops mapped
>> where there should be only one.  The third one is how reliable is the data?
>> Were all the bus stops in Ottawa imported and how do we communicate to
>> users this bus stop was mapped in Aug 2013 if they aren't using JOSM?
>> The bus stops were imported by brousseaumat. I just added the operator OC
>> Transpo to them.
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