[OSM-talk] adding multiple relations (bus routes) to one road

Dave F. davefox at madasafish.com
Fri Jul 8 01:08:22 BST 2011


On 07/07/2011 21:52, Robin Paulson wrote:
> On 7 July 2011 23:02, Dave F.<davefox at madasafish.com>  wrote:
>> You don't actually say what the problem is.
> err, what? the problem is managing the ways inside the editor
> (potlatch 2).

You made no mention of that in your original post. Maybe you should have 
posted this specifically to the potlatch dev forum & been a tad clearer.
>> If you mean cutting the ways into small segments then a possible answer
>> could be to add a separate way over the top of the roads that is just tagged
>> with the route relation. I've done this in areas where bicycle routes cross
>> pedestrian areas. I'm not sure if this is a perfect solution&  I'd welcome
>> comments.
> that sounds very clumsy. if the routes (bus and other traffic) share
> the way, drawing another way is (a) wrong (b) difficult to edit, and
> (c) confusing

I wouldn't say it's wrong, but yes, difficult to edit.
>> if you mean the number of labels that OBM displays, then that's more a
>> problem for the renderer. I'm not sure every segments has to display the
>> route number.
> no. i sent that link as it shows the complexity/number of relations
> without hitting edit
>
>> Incidentally, does route 205 terminate at the end of Bond Street?
> well spotted. no, it turns east. i think that demonstrates my point
> actually. i didn't realise i hadn't tagged great north road with that
> route
>




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