[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Tue May 15 13:57:31 BST 2012

If not, maybe we could add a sentence such as "Unlike at a roundabout,
it is legal to drive to the right or to the left of the obstruction."

Also, is it acceptable to simply map the feature as a circular way,
rather than use traffic_calming=island?

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Anthony <osm at inbox.org> wrote:
> Are there any alternatives to
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/File:Kein_kreisel_IMGP9185_osm.jpg
> ?
> Maybe I'm alone in this, but the three arrows are very confusing.  I
> had to stare at the large image for quite a while before I was able to
> figure them out.
> On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 5:56 AM, Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If there are no further objections I will update the article about
>> junction=roundabout by tomorrow according to my latest version:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Imagic/Werkstatt
>> Things to do:
>> * As soon as there is an accepted simplification for "turning circles
>> with an island" I'll update the last confusion-example.
>> * I will start with the translation to german and update the german
>> article a few days later.
>> * If no one else wants to do it I will also translate it to russian
>> (takes a while)
>> * I will merge the wiki article of traffic_calming=island with the
>> main article, because right now it is not documented there. Maybe also
>> clean up that article.
>> I guess, that it would be wise to create a template for the "Danger of
>> confusion" section, so that it can be reused in the articles about
>> highway=mini_roundabout and maybe highway=turning_circle. Can someone
>> help me with the correct creation of such a template?
>> Martin
>> 2012/5/14 Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com>:
>>> Hi!
>>> The reworked article about junction=roundabout is now more or less
>>> finished, so please comment on the whole article:
>>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/User:Imagic/Werkstatt
>>> Still open, so please provide feedback:
>>> * Decision if traffic_calming=chicane or traffic_calming=island should
>>> be used in two of the examples
>>> * Guideline how to create circles for editors besides JOSM (nice-to-have)
>>> * A good aerial image of a roundabout, that could be mistaken with a
>>> mini-roundabout on the aerial image (nice-to-have)
>>> Thanks,
>>> Martin
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