[Talk-us] Map Your Train Ride!

Rihards richlv at nakts.net
Wed Feb 24 22:22:40 UTC 2016

On 2016.02.24. 23:52, stevea wrote:
> I don't know how to promote this any better than to say this here and
> hope it makes its way into local chapters' mind-space.  I'd like to
> begin a campaign to encourage OSM volunteers to:
> Map Your Train Ride!
> Add public_transport=platforms to the map and/or route=train relation of
> your commute. It's easy: add a node or draw a small polygon representing
> the location of the platform, tag with public_transport=platform,
> railway=platform and highway=footway. You might also add it to the
> proper route=train relation(s) which should be found around that
> railway=station. For further guidance, see the diagram of a "simple
> railway station" at
> http://wiki.osm.org/wiki/Tag:railway%3Dstation#A_Simple_Railway_Station .

are you sure about the highway=footway tag ?
the wiki page does not seem to mention it, and having unconnected 
highway segments tends to break routing both for online routers and on 
gps devices.

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