[Talk-transit] Naptan import

Christoph Böhme christoph at b3e.net
Wed Jul 29 22:57:27 BST 2009


Christoph Böhme <christoph at b3e.net> schrieb:
> Thomas Wood <grand.edgemaster at gmail.com> schrieb:
> > 2009/7/29 Christoph Böhme <christoph at b3e.net>:
> > > Talking of the NaPTAN import: The NPTG data also contains polygons
> > > for the Plusbus Zones. This data is self-contained and can easily
> > > be imported. They could be either imported as ways tagged with
> > > their zone code and their name or we could create an additional
> > > relation that holds all the bus stops which are part of the zone
> > > as well. The latter would, of course, only be necessary if there
> > > are bus stops within the polygon which are not part of the zone
> > > or vice versa.
> > 
> > I tried to create a relation for plusbus zone stops from the NaPTAN
> > data but there were simply too many - we quickly hit the OSM
> > relation member maximum.
> 
> Okay, that answers the question. I simple create a polygon then. I
> suggest the following tagging scheme for the ways:
> 
> public_transport=pay_scale_area
> ref=Plusbus zone ref
> name=Plusbus zone name
> 
> Is pay scale area the correct general name for things like the plusbus
> zones?

I transformed the Plusbus Zones into a josm-file (XSLT is cool :-).
Thomas can you import it using the naptan-user if no one objects to the
tagging scheme? 

http://www.mappa-mercia.org/nptg/plusbuszones.osm.gz

Cheers,
Christoph




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