[Talk-transit] Missing flag

Christoph Boehme christoph at b3e.net
Wed Sep 23 09:26:45 BST 2009

Ed Loach wrote:
> I went to verify a bus stop last night and in the location I expected
> to find it found the bottom section of a lamppost with lots of yellow
> tape on the top, and a new lamppost immediately adjacent. I figure
> something happened to the old lamppost which had the flag attached
> (accident, perhaps - it was nearest light to a mini-roundabout) and
> while the lamp post was replaced the flag hasn't (yet). 
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/node/474893414
> If I see a bus actually stop there do I add physically_present=no and
> just keep an eye on it until the flag gets replaced (which I assume
> it will be eventually, although the number of broken signs which are
> little more than a bracket on a lamppost which I might not have found
> without the import suggests that they might not get replaced
> particularly regularly).
> Oh, and does physically_present=yes mean that a bus stop flag is
> present? Or will a yellow box painted on the road and labelled bus
> stop but without an adjacent flag also counn?

physically_present=yes was originally invented to map CUS stops which 
are not marked on the ground at all.


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