[Talk-ca] Bus stops in Ottawa

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 29 18:25:26 UTC 2016

One of the tags has a value that is only available from the GTFS file.  You
still have the problem of multiple bus stops mapped in one location.  It
maybe possible to work with the city of Ottawa on this one but one problem
they have identified is open data being used but not updated.

I think both you and I feel there is a lot of very useful data published by
the City of Ottawa I'd like to see in OSM but at the moment I can't see a

Sorry John

On 29 February 2016 at 13:02, James <james2432 at gmail.com> wrote:

> There's also the problem: how do you know that the bus stop was from an
> import vs user created.
> On Feb 28, 2016 8:48 PM, "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think with the clause in the uploading terms that OSM can change the
>> license its very difficult to import anything as it is difficult to say to
>> City of Ottawa etc we'd like your data but we don't know what license it
>> may have in OSM in the future.
>> Is anyone going to take the responsibility on for removing the data?
>> Thanks
>> Cheerio John
>> On 28 February 2016 at 20:37, Stewart C. Russell <scruss at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi John, and all —
>>> If this is the GTFS data for Ottawa:
>>>         http://data.ottawa.ca/dataset/oc-transpo-schedules
>>> then it's published under the City of Ottawa Open Data - Terms of use:
>>> http://ottawa.ca/en/mobile-apps-and-open-data/open-data-terms-use
>>> This licence is incompatible with the ODbL used by OSM:
>>>         http://clipol.org/licences/16?tab=licence_compatibility
>>> and therefore these data, and any others derived from Ottawa municipal
>>> data sets, should be removed from the map.
>>> I know that there may be commuting apps that rely on these data points,
>>> but it's Ottawa's silly fault for using a licence that's only compatible
>>> with itself.
>>> cheers,
>>>  Stewart
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