[Talk-GB] XAPI lagging behind by days?

Christoph Böhme christoph at b3e.net
Tue Mar 23 22:26:42 GMT 2010

Tom Chance <tom at acrewoods.net> schrieb:

> On 23 March 2010 13:20, Christoph Boehme <christoph at b3e.net> wrote:
> > Well, I just updated the Birmingham scheme two days ago to accept
> > naptan:verified=yes, because Andy asked for it.
> >
> > Perhaps it makes sense to reorganise the schemes to have only one
> > basic scheme which displays verification status, CUS and
> > notes/errors and a number of specialised schemes building on top of
> > the basic one for information that is not available everywhere like
> > route references, shelter information and asset references.
> >
> >
> That sounds sensible. The basic scheme would presumably be enough for
> generalist mappers like me to be sure we're tidying NAPTAN up, without
> needing all the transport geek data I've never heard of?

Yes, exactly. My current plan is to have four types of stops in the
basic scheme:

1. Non-NaPTAN stops: Stops without naptan:*-tags. Basically plain
   old OSM bus stops.
2. Unverified NaPTAN stops: Stops from the NaPTAN import which
   have a naptan:verified=no tag or which are missing the
   highway=bus_stop tag.
3. Verified NaPTAN stops: Stops tagged as hightway=bus_stop and with
   either no naptan:verified tag or a naptan:verified=yes tag.
4. CUS-stops: Stops with naptan:BusStopType=CUS because they are not
   marked on the ground and cannot be verified.

Extended schemes would be:

1. Stops with notes: Highlight stops with a note or naptan:error tag
2. Route information: Highlight stops which are missing the route_ref
3. Shelter and asset refs: Highlight bus stops which have shelter=yes
   and no asset_ref or which have no shelter tag at all (this might be
   quite Birmingham specific).
4. Anything else?

I suggest to keep the old schemes but rename them to the name of the
public transport network they apply to (e.g. "Transport West Midlands"
for Birmingham), since they are based on the amount of information that
is available on the signs used by a particular network.


> Best,
> Tom
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