[Talk-transit] Adding highway=bus_stop to nodes with public transport=platform bus=yes

Jo winfixit at gmail.com
Tue May 28 11:49:32 UTC 2019


I think it's standard practice to add highway=bus_stop to nodes for bus
stops, as they won't render otherwise anyway.

I don't see parrticular need to ask for permission to add it, but if you
do, you have my vote to add it. I'm starting to have a tendency to move
away from public_transport=platform/bus=yes, but that's another story, of
course.

Polyglot

On Tue, May 28, 2019 at 1:24 PM Mateusz Konieczny <matkoniecz at tutanota.com>
wrote:

> In Poland there are some bus stops mapped solely as public
> transport=platform bus=yes
> nodes, without highway=bus_stop.
>
> One of local mappers noticed this problem and asked for fixing the
> problem, what resulted in
> automatic edit proposal being accepted by a local community as it is
> considered preferable
> for bus stops to include standard highway=bus_stop, at least in Poland.
>
> In this bot edit:
>
> * Editing is limited to Poland
> * Editing is limited to nodes with public_transport=platform bus=yes
> * Nodes with nearby (within 250 meters) highway=bus_stop are ignored[1]
> * Elements with highway tag are skipped
> * To remaining highway=bus_stop is added
>
> [1] To handle cases like
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/4004954618#map=19/50.04537/19.85997
> https://www.openstreetmap.org/node/1726904219#map=19/50.04537/19.85997
> In this case adding highway=bus_stop would not improve data quality
>
> Documentation page with more detail, including source code is at
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Mechanical_Edits/Mateusz_Konieczny_-_bot_account/add_highway%3Dbus_stop_tag_where_only_public_transport%3Dplatform_bus%3Dyes_is_present_in_Poland
>
> I just noticed during writing a post to this thread about this bot edit
> that
>
> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Automated_Edits_code_of_conduct#Document_and_discuss_your_plans
> has
> "and if your edit affects a specialist subject, such as oil rigs or public
> transport
> which has its own list then you should also discuss your plans on that
> mailing list."
>
> Unfortunately, bot edit was already started and made some modifications.
>
> I am sorry for not doing it before, I stopped script after noticing it and
> submitted this thread.
>
> PS What is the name of mailing list about oil rigs? I am unable to find it
> on
> https://lists.openstreetmap.org/listinfo
>
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