[Tagging] Proper Tag for Not-a-Roundabout

Tom Pfeifer t.pfeifer at computer.org
Tue Nov 8 23:56:17 UTC 2016

On 08.11.2016 16:26, Dave F wrote:

> I think you're looking at the wrong bit:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/172425897

Indeed, as we were talking about circular structures, I was looking into 
the road in the north-west of the circle, you refer to the roads in the 

> http://tinyurl.com/otmaque (StreetView)

Ok, Google then. Their street imagery is dated June 2008, the road 
layout has changed significantly since.

We use aerial imagery from the Geoportal Berlin
where the city enjoyed us with annual updates recently.

Thus, the change happened between the 2011 and 2014 imagery.

> Where is this path on GSV? (note it's directly at the bottom of the
> steps on OSM): http://www.openstreetmap.org/way/386659492
> Where is this path on OSM? It appears to be missing:
> http://tinyurl.com/oj9shyp

As above, the paths are mapped correctly according to 2016 aerial view.

> Does Skalitzer Stra├če have lights controlling traffic onto Kottbusser
> Tor as per this view: http://tinyurl.com/ool33xg?

As above, this situation is outdated. The tie-in point of the 
residential road is further east, as currently correctly mapped in OSM.

>>> Caveat: I'm using streetview so the images could be out of date.

Yes absolutely. You should trust the community! ;-)
And as said, I'll post a full circle in mapillary within a week or so.

Please note that we are deviating from a general tagging question into 
mapping details of a particular junction. If you need to follow up, 
please change at least the subject...


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