[Talk-transit] [Talk-gb-westmidlands] NaPTAN data import
peter.miller at itoworld.com
Fri Mar 6 19:11:55 GMT 2009
On 6 Mar 2009, at 18:28, Andy Robinson (blackadder-lists) wrote:
>> Gerrit - NaPTAN references nodes as being part of a StopArea,
>> like our relation structure. The converter is already pulling them in
>> according to the unified stop area spec. (Except for not having the
>> stop-points on the road way, just beside, but thats just a moot
In the EU a Stop Point is the place that the person waits for the
vehicle, which is beside the road/track and the place where the
vehicle stops in called a Stopping Point is on the road/track.
Can we agree that a Stop in OSM is the same as a Stop Point and is
therefore correctly positioned beside the track. What OSM is proposing
to call a Halt is on the track and is the same as a Stopping Point.
The unified Stop Area proposal is a great one to settle this one for
good for all public transport modes. I do hope we can drop that as a
'moot point' soon!
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