[Talk-GB] NOVAM viewer

Robert Naylor robert at pobice.co.uk
Wed Sep 16 22:50:35 BST 2009


On Wed, 16 Sep 2009 16:58:09 +0100, Christoph Boehme <christoph at b3e.net>  
wrote:

> Robert Naylor wrote:
>> On Wed, 16 Sep 2009 09:58:15 +0100, Christoph Boehme  
>> <christoph at b3e.net> wrote:
>>> Robert Naylor wrote:
>>>>
>>>> How about adding an option to set wheelchair=yes to mark the new  
>>>> higher
>>>> kerbs that are suddenly appearing everywhere (at least round here  
>>>> anyway)
>>>>
>>>> http://www.flickr.com/photos/pobice/3925707792/
>>>
>>> I would prefer to call it something like barrierfree=yes as it is not
>>> only helpful for wheelchair users.
>>>
>>  Maybe just raised_kerb=yes or kerb=raised as I'm not sure if its just  
>> me but barrierfree doesn't really suggest wheelchair/buggy/what ever  
>> accessible.
>
> kerb=raised is a good idea (which could be combined with kerb=lowered  
> for pedestrian crossings) as the bus stop only becomes accessible (for  
> wheelchair users) if it is served by a low-floor bus.

I'll be switching to using kerb=raised now.  Although I assume if they've  
altered the kerb that they buses serving the route would be low-floor  
buses.

On second thoughts after hearing about a bus stop which got built on the  
wrong street - and maintained maybe not :)




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