Commons:Categories for discussion/2011/04/Category:Buses in Boston
These three categories, now emptied, are merely a doubling of Category:Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority and Category:MBTA Bus Operations:
- Keep. "Buses" is a subcategory of "bus transport" (e. g., a bus stop or a bus timetable or bus staff are not buses but are part of bus transport). Bus transport is a subcategory of public transport. MBTA is a transport operator which operates more kinds of transport. There may appear also buses of other operators or systems in Boston (in the past, in the future, atypic lines and non-line transport, private buses etc.). It's useful to make differentiate categorization by operator or transport system and categorization by city. They relate but aren't identical. – Btw., "MBTA Bus Operations" is a proper name of a company division or should be "MBTA bus operations"? I suppose, "MBTA bus operations" should be a subcategory of "Bus transport in Boston". "Buses of MBTA" should be a subcategory of "MBTA bus operations" and "Buses in Boston". --ŠJů (talk) 22:58, 25 April 2011 (UTC)
I've moved several categories (trams, etc) into Public transport of Boston.
I personally think that MBTA Bus Operations should stay as such and NOT be split with "Buses on MBTA", but that's a separate matter and can be discussed elsewhere.
I now understand the purpose of these three categories, and have set them up so they're no longer duplicating the MBTA page. I withdraw the deletion nomination. Pi.1415926535 (talk) 03:26, 27 April 2011 (UTC)