[OSM-talk] Wheelchair accessibility
jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 21 11:25:02 UTC 2017
>As far as I am aware, all bus routes have to be wheelchair accessible by
Unfortunately the law in different countries is not the same. Locally it
is not a legal requirement but the province gives partial funding to
On 21 September 2017 at 03:17, Philip Barnes <phil at trigpoint.me.uk> wrote:
> As far as I am aware, all bus routes have to be wheelchair accessible by
> 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 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.
>> 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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