[Talk-us] Map Your Train Ride!

Rihards richlv at nakts.net
Thu Feb 25 01:48:44 UTC 2016


On 2016.02.25. 03:41, stevea wrote:
> Thank you to Rihards <richlv at nakts.net> who clarified that adding
> highway=footway to a public_transport=platform only makes sense when it
> is connected to another way containing a highway=* tag. Otherwise, this
> doesn't make sense, as the platform acting as a footway "floats" and can
> break some GPS routers.  (I have modified our public_transport:platform
> wiki to clarify this, too).

huge thank you for changing the wiki - it should result in a much better 
data :)

i heard some rumour that this is a "thank you wednesday" or something, 
so - THANK YOU :)

> So, tag platforms with:
>
> public_transport=platform
> and
> railway=platform
>
> and other tags that might apply, like rail=yes or light_rail=yes or
> subway=yes or tram=yes depending on what sort of rail infrastructure
> underlies the route relation.
>
> But please DON'T add highway=footway to the platform node/polygon,
> UNLESS it is connected to another way containing a highway=* tag.
>
> Thanks,
> SteveA
> California
-- 
  Rihards



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