[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Tue May 15 15:30:22 BST 2012

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 10:18 AM, Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2012/5/15 Anthony <osm at inbox.org>:
>> ... in a roundabout
>> entering traffic must always yield to traffic already in the circle
> That's junction=roundabout or highway=mini_roundabout -> right-of-way
>> whereas in a traffic circle entering traffic is controlled by Stop
>> signs, or is not formally controlled
> That would be mapped simply as a way -> no right-of-way

There is right-of-way.  A stop sign means "stop and then yield".

>> What is this?
>> http://www.yargerengineering.com/articles/images/Traffic-Circle-Woodruff-Place-Indy400.jpg
> Not a roundabout. ;-)

Okay, so, for OSM terminology, a roundabout means 1) traffic goes in
one direction; 2) entering traffic must yield; and 3) entering traffic
need not stop (no stop signs).

What about traffic lights?  Is
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Roundabout.bristol.arp.jpg a

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