[OSM-talk] Wheelchair accessibility

john whelan jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 21:44:39 UTC 2017


If you look at wheelchair.org then zoom into an Ottawa bus stop it flags to
ask the question is it wheelchair accessible?

Perhaps that is the answer.  Tag all the OC transpo bus stops wheelchair
accessible?

Cheerio John

On 20 Sep 2017 5:17 pm, "James" <james2432 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't think mapping things that move is apart of OSM, bus stations and
> bus stops can be tagged as such, but buses themselves can change at a
> moment's notice: change to a bus/train that doesn't have wheelchair
> equipment.
>
> On Sep 20, 2017 5:13 PM, "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I was at a presentation yesterday evening about accessibility, well it
>> was free coffee what more can I say?
>>
>> All Ottawa buses have two spaces for wheelchairs.  We map wheelchair
>> accessible toilets and other things for the map but we currently as far as
>> I am aware we don't include information on things that move.
>>
>> Should we and how would you do it?
>>
>> For example I understand in the UK there are problems at many railway
>> stations.  Perhaps mapping railway stations as being wheelchair accessible
>> or not would be a start.
>>
>> Thanks John
>>
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