[Talk-transit] RFC on interchanging data

Claudius Henrichs claudius.h at gmx.de
Wed Feb 24 17:24:21 GMT 2010


Hello Roland,
you hit the nail on the head: public_transport:stop_area relations are the 
way to go. At least I keep mapping stations/stops with interchange 
possibilities like that. Please do not forget about stop_area_group as well 
as these relations are used to denote interchanging possibilites between 
nearby stop_areas :)

Claudius

>             
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 18:09:52 +0100
> Von: Roland Olbricht <roland.olbricht at gmx.de>
> An: "Public transport/transit/shared taxi related topics" 
> <talk-transit at openstreetmap.org>
> Betreff: [Talk-transit] RFC on interchanging data
> 
>             Hello everybody,
> 
> What is the consensus on how to map interchange data? I would like 
> connect two 
> (or more) bus stops and/or railway stations to indicate that you can 
> preferably change vehicles there (e.g. the bus stop(s) that is/are 
> intended to 
> change into a nearby train station). This is often indicated by sharing 
> the 
> same name, but not always.
> 
> I haven't found anything useful about this neither on
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Public_Transport
> and its connected pages nor on
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Oxomoa/Public_transport_schema
> and I want to know which data model (or models) I hard-code into my 
> software 
> and use for the data I map.
> 
> I think that membership within a relation "public_transport=stop_area" 
> fits 
> best for this purpose but I'm not sure whether I can interpret all 
> existing 
> stop areas in this way. Thus, I would be grateful for any comments.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Roland
> 
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