[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Mon May 14 02:51:50 BST 2012


Please pardon the ignorant American question:

What is the difference between traffic_calming=chicane and a small
roundabout?  Is it based on who has the right of way?

Does anyone have an example of something like this in the US?  Or is
it safe to say that these don't exist here?

On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 3:32 PM, Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi!
>
> As promised I created a few (positive/negative) examples of
> roundabouts, mini-roundabouts and turning circles to prevent
> misinterpretations in the future. I respected the current tagging
> scheme as described in the wiki, but also used once the suggested
> junction=roundabout on a node, which was born out of the need to
> quickly tag smaller roundabouts.
>
> You can find the examples here:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Imagic/Werkstatt#Danger_of_confusion
>
> Please only look at the section "Danger of confusion" and ignore the
> rest as it is still being worked on.
>
> Any remarks, suggestions, tips and hints are welcome.
>
> Many thanks to all who provided photos and please dont take it
> personally if I didnt took your photo ;-)
>
> regards,
> Martin
>
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