[Talk-transit] All about bus stops

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Fri Jan 9 15:35:54 GMT 2009


On 9 Jan 2009, at 15:31, Brian Quinion wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Shaun McDonald
> <shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk> wrote:
>>
>>> * Bus routes that stop at the stop
>>> We can either tag them on the stop or add them to the route  
>>> relation.
>>> I favour the latter, as it makes it easier to change stops.
>>
>> I also favour the later as you can then find out exactly which  
>> streets
>> that the bus goes along. In 0.6 relations become ordered, which means
>> that you will be able to determine the order of the roads.
>
> My feeling would be that a bus route relation would need to include an
> ordered list of bus-stops and a seperate ordered list of ways to allow
> for buses that take strange (i.e. non-direct) routes and buses that go
> both ways along a road on their way in and out of an area without
> making the editing horrible or forcing people to split ways at every
> bus stop.

What I'm thinking is that you put the way, and then any bus stops  
along that way (if any), then the next way that the bus goes along.

What happens for each direction of the bus? One relation for each  
direction?

The ordering brings the ability to have the same way multiple times.

Shaun





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