[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Martin Vonwald (Imagic) imagic.osm at gmail.com
Thu May 17 21:28:39 BST 2012


But this is exactly the definition of turning_place: a widening of the road without any island.

Am 17.05.2012 um 22:23 schrieb Tobias Johansson <tj at mensa.se>:

> There is one thing. In Sweden we have something called "Vändplats"
> http://www.transportstyrelsen.se/sv/Vag/Vagmarken/Forbudsmarken/Vandplats/
> roughly translated "turnaroundplace" usally in sweden we have used
> highway=turning_circle for this.
> According to this definition almost no "vändplats" would be
> turning_circles because:
> They are almost never circular (except new ones beeing built today).
> And there is no island in the middle.
> In many cases they ar more like a widening of the road so its possible
> to make a three-point-turn.
> 
> I dont think anyone i sweden will change how we map this in Sweden
> because of this definition. But how do you guys feel about this?
> 
> Best Regards Thod
> 
> 2012/5/17 Martin Vonwald <imagic.osm at gmail.com>:
>> Hi!
>> 
>> I updated now the english article:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:junction%3Droundabout
>> Translations will follow in the next days.
>> 
>> Many thanks to everyone who took part in the discussion and provided
>> valuable feedback.
>> 
>> Stay tuned - I'll come back to you for the next article soon ;-)
>> 
>> regards,
>> Martin
>> 
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