[Tagging] Turning circle with island or turning loop (was Re: (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Mon May 14 17:19:28 BST 2012

On 5/14/2012 11:02 AM, Martin Vonwald wrote:
> The longer I think about it, the more I'm asking myself: do we really
> need a tag for this? If someone doesn't want to map it as loop, why
> not simply end the road without any additional tag? What information
> are we missing then, that we are not missing if we use a single tag
> instead of a loop?

We're missing the fact that it's easy to turn around, and a car or bike 
doesn't have to make a three-point turn. This can be nice for biking for 

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