[Talk-transit] Mapping Tram Lines

Shaun McDonald shaun at shaunmcdonald.me.uk
Mon Sep 7 17:26:32 BST 2009

On 7 Sep 2009, at 16:57, Jerry Clough - OSM wrote:

> Thanks Shaun. I thought I'd have to find an example outside the UK.  
> Next time I travel on the tram I'll pay attention to traffic  
> restrictions instead of trying to fix some no-name streets.


> I did think of another restriction, which is not mapped. On  
> Badenerstrasse, Zurich, the trams run down the middle of the street.  
> In most places the tram lines are separated by a curb, but from  
> Albisriederplatz westwards they are not. There is a broad white line  
> on the outside of the tram lines, indicating that cars should not  
> encroach on the tram lines. I know U-turns are forbidden as I had a  
> friend who was adept at finding out about Swiss traffic restrictions  
> the hard way.

I'd map that as 3 separate ways.

-----> road
<------> tram
<------ road

You then need to make sure that you add all the crossing points for  
pedestrians and cars.


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