[Tagging] (Mini)Roundabout: examples

Tobias Johansson tj at mensa.se
Thu May 17 21:42:35 BST 2012


On the page you referensed to. in the table with pictures it says "A
round place with a traversable island in the middle, but this is
neither a mini-roundabout nor a roundabout, but instead a turning
circle, which allows large vehicles to turn around. "

2012/5/17 Martin Vonwald (Imagic) <imagic.osm at gmail.com>:
> 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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