[Tagging] dispute about center island in a turning circle

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 15:25:51 GMT 2012


Am 13. März 2012 16:14 schrieb Richard Fairhurst <richard at systemed.net>:
> Martin Vonwald wrote:
>> The central island - if there is
>> one at all - of a mini-roundabout, must be traversable, while this
>> is not true for the roundabout.
> So NE2's original example isn't a mini-roundabout - it's a roundabout.
> Therefore tag it as a roundabout.


yes, it isn't a mini-roundabout, but even if it's a roundabout is not
completely sure (there is all signs missing as far as I can see). The
difference between a roundabout and a circular road would be the right
of way: if who is in the circle has to wait for who enters the circle
it would be a normal street, if he had the right of way it would be a
roundabout (this doesn't make much sense anyway in this context,
because why should you remain in the circle if there is only one way
out).


> Either highway=roundabout on the node (consistent with
> highway=mini_roundabout)


on which node? natural=tree and highway=roundabout on the same node?

cheers,
Martin



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