[OSM-talk] All the subway systems in the world

Fredrik lists at 0v.no
Sat Sep 30 18:16:52 UTC 2017


Cool stuff.
I was clicking around and the link to the github repo is either dead or 
to a private repo. Not sure if this was intentional?

\FredrikLindseth


On 30. sep. 2017 19:06, Ilya Zverev wrote:
> My definition of a subway is a network of lines that are marked "subway" on official subway maps.
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> Though validator also processes light rail lines (with obviously similar definition).
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> Ilya
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>> 30 сент. 2017 г., в 19:59, john whelan <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> написал(а):
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>> Silly question but what is your definition of a subway?
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>> Is it different to commuter rail?
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>> Thanks John
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>> On 30 Sep 2017 12:38 pm, "Ilya Zverev" <ilya at zverev.info> wrote:
>> Hi,
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>> I have made a script that parses and validates subway systems. It prints the number of subway lines and stations that an automated system can extract from the OpenStreetMap data. See the latest report here (these are updated manually for now):
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>> http://osmz.ru/subways/
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>> It is still in beta: it doesn't use networks and omits many non-european cities. We plan to employ it for maps.me, so it would be the first app that does world-wide subway routing using only OSM data. To make tagging subway systems uniform and usable, I've compiled a list of practices on this page:
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>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Proposed_features/Metro_Mapping
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>> Some questions are answered on the Talk page there. Next week I'll open a voting, so that tagging schema could be made official. The validator of course expects that kind of tagging, though it allows for some omissions.
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