[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Steve Doerr doerr.stephen at gmail.com
Mon May 14 08:33:46 BST 2012

That's not what I would call a chicane. For me, they generally involve 
obstructions protruding from the sides of a road. There's a picture on 
Wikipedia here: 


On 14/05/2012 03:25, Clifford Snow wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 6:51 PM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org 
> <mailto:osm at inbox.org>> wrote:
>     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?
> Here is an example in Seattle. http://g.co/maps/nvhfh  We have traffic 
> calming islands all over the city.  According to state law, there is 
> no legal requirement to go around the island to make a left turn so 
> traffic direction shouldn't be shown.
> -- 
> Clifford
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>  Unfortunately, this has left me dim-witted and nearly speechless. 
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> -or-
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