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Public transport infrastructure key. Show/edit corresponding data item.
Group: public transport
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areas (and multipolygon relations)may be used on relations
Documented values: 7
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal


See also: Public transport

The public_transport key denotes stop positions and platforms of public transport. Stop position are placed as node on the street. Platforms are placed next to the street. Both are members of the relation stop_area and route relations.

Guide for bus stop tagging in 60 seconds

Stop position

A node, on the way which the bus travels on, at the position where the bus stops:


A primitive (node, way, or area) where the passengers wait:

Stop area

Create a relation including all stop positions (role: Role stop) and platforms (role: Role platform) related to this stop: Public transport stop area relation.png


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