[Talk-transit] Bus Service - Route - end of life
davefoxfac63 at btinternet.com
Mon Sep 24 11:41:29 UTC 2018
On 24/09/2018 12:31, Tony Shield wrote:
> My local bus operator has ceased to operate a route, so the question
> is what is the best way to handle this end-of-life cycle?
> Should I delete the relation or is there an end date tag which says
> that the route is no longer running?
If it's been complete removed & not renumbered/rerouted then it should
be deleted. OSM is a database for "real & current" entities.
> Conversely is there a start date tag? - my operator announces new
> bus routes in advance - I can create the relations in advance but
> should they be published in advance of them actually running?
Create them using https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Key:proposed. Then
on the day they go live remove the prefix.
> And do the PT maps groups respect such start and end-dates?
> When I get answers should I update the wiki?
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