[OSM-talk] Wheelchair accessibility

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Sep 21 07:17:48 UTC 2017

As far as I am aware, all bus routes have to be wheelchair accessible by law.

They certainly all use low floor kneeling buses locally.


On 21 September 2017 06:22:06 BST, Maarten Deen <mdeen at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>On 2017-09-20 23:10, john whelan wrote:
>> I was at a presentation yesterday evening about accessibility, well
>> 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.
>Bus routes (public transport routes in general) get mapped with 
>weelchair=yes. Totally acceptable to do so to signify that the route is
>accesible with a wheelchair.
>E.g. http://www.openstreetmap.org/relation/4257112
>I would map public transport nodes and ways (the platform and 
>stop_position) with wheelchair too.
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