[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Paul Johnson baloo at ursamundi.org
Tue May 15 16:00:00 BST 2012


Should also be valid for a closed way like the junction= key so detail
wouldn't have to be removed in situations where such an island was mapped
as a roundabout.
On May 15, 2012 5:58 AM, "Anthony" <osm at inbox.org> wrote:

> 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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