[Talk-transit] Summary of Public Transport Proposal Criticism -> a real example from Zürich

Richard Mann richard.mann.westoxford at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 23:40:18 GMT 2011

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 11:10 PM, Michael von Glasow
<michael at vonglasow.com> wrote:
> Hence, in most cases the extra node on the way is what I call courtesy
> tagging - it makes things easier for the renderer (less preprocessing) but
> can be automated. I would tend towards manual tagging only in those cases in
> which heuristics are likely to produce incorrect or unpredictable results
> (e.g. bus stop in the middle between two carriageways).

I agree - it's courtesy tagging, but since the node is already there,
it seems fairly harmless to tag it with something if/when people move
railway=tram_stop to a node beside the way. It doesn't introduce
complexity in the way that relations do.

I'm quite happy if people want to leave tram_stop on the track for the
moment. It's not ideal in terms of pedestrian routing, but that can


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