Public Transport Style

Plain street maps often do not meet all the needs of map users in urban areas. The location of public transport is a key criteria for the choice of location. Geofabrik developed a public transport overlay for a customer in the real-estate sector. This transparent overlay can be layed over a base map and shows public transport lines and stations.

Public transport lines and stations in OpenStreetMap are mapped in a complex manner. The following challenges had to be met:

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