[Tagging] Another reset on roundabouts

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Sat May 19 12:14:42 BST 2012

On Sat, 2012-05-19 at 01:51 +0200, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
> 2012/5/18 Anthony <osm at inbox.org>:
> > The key word there, I think, is *intersections*.  A roundabout should
> > be an intersection, not a bunch of separate intersections.  If you're
> > going to expand it to the point where you have traffic lights or stop
> > signs for people who are already in the "roundabout", it's no longer a
> > single intersection.
> What about this:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.512602&lon=13.321865&zoom=18&layers=M
> or this:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/?lat=52.514551&lon=13.350382&zoom=18&layers=M
> They are currently tagged as roundabouts but do have traffic lights in
> the circle.

They are still roundabouts. In the UK traffic light control on
roundabouts is very common. Some traffic lights on roundabouts are

I could probably list hundreds of roundabouts with traffic light control
from memory.


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