[Talk-GB] Importing NaPTAN Data
matkoniecz at tutanota.com
Thu Jul 4 20:50:39 UTC 2019
4 lip 2019, 19:28 od talk-gb at openstreetmap.org:
> On 04/07/2019 16:39, Martin Wynne wrote:
>> On 04/07/2019 16:11, Dave F via Talk-GB wrote:
>>> In OSM we map *physical* objects only.
>> In rural areas there are many places where buses are timetabled to stop but where there is nothing physical -- no signpost or shelter.
> These are still 'physical' in the sense that they exist in the timetable & Naptan documents. (Think also boundaries which don't have dashed lines painted across fields)
In that sense everything is physical,
boundaries also have paper records
and there are some markers.
>> The wiki for highway says "Can be mapped more rigorously using public_transport=stop_position for the position where the vehicle stops and public_transport=platform for the place where passengers wait.
> It's disappointing to see, once again, the PT schema developers hi-jacking wiki pages to enforce their schema. The comments column is meant to describe how to use the tag not promote alternatives. This needs changing.
Yeah, there is nothing more rigorous
in extremely verbose PTv2 tagging.
> highway=bus_stop is perfectly adequate to locate the place where people wait for a bus. 'platform' is redundant
> PTv2 is a complete mess. it needs rescinding.
I completely agree here.
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