[Talk-transit] Trolley bus overhead wires
stb at lassitu.de
Mon Jun 29 20:29:31 BST 2009
Am 29.06.2009 um 00:24 schrieb Frankie Roberto:
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 10:17 PM, Stefan Bethke <stb at lassitu.de>
>> How do I tag roads that have overhead wire installed?
> Good question. I don't think I've ever seen any actual tagging of
> trolleybus routes on the map.
> Public_transport_schema suggests using trolley_wire=yes, which is
> probably marginally preferable to trolley_wire=installed, as it
> mirrors other *=yes tags.
> Either way, we should probably document it on the wiki so that it's
> a little more findable!
Tagwatch shows only a couple of uses in Europe and none in North
America, so there's little precedent.
After thinking about it, I'd rather use the existing railway tags:
Key:electrified, Key:voltage, and Key:frequency. This would also take
care of properly mapping when the same wire is shared by trolleys and
Stefan Bethke <stb at lassitu.de> Fon +49 151 14070811
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