[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Mon May 14 15:14:26 BST 2012

2012/5/14 Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com>:
> 2012/5/14 Peter Wendorff <wendorff at uni-paderborn.de>:
>> If anyone of you is going to edit that page anyway, please add the
>> combination suggestions with highway=crossing; crossing=island;
>> I would say, not all islands are island-crossings, but (nearly all)
>> crossings with an islands calm down traffic, so it's a useful combination.
> Those islands in the example only have the purpose to lower the speed
> of vehicles, i.e. classical traffic calming. So I think the key most
> certainly should be traffic_calming. Right now the question is what
> value fits better. If "island" is an accepted value I would go for
> this. Otherwise I would prefer either "chicane" or a simple "yes".
> Any more opinions on this?

+1 to not mix up traffic_calming and crossing, they are compatible
(=can be used on the same object due to different keys).

Traffic_calming=island sounds ok.


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