[Talk-GB] How to add roundabouts?

Chris Andrew cjhandrew at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 12:34:19 GMT 2009


Thanks, Alice.

I had edited some roundabouts and didn't realise that.

Cheers,

Chris.

2009/1/30 Kærast <kaerast at newscloud.com>:
>
> One thing the wiki page on roundabouts doesn't explain is that routing
> software needs the roundabouts to be tagged highway=* in order for it
> to be used.  I don't know if this is an issue with the routing software
> or whether the wiki page should be edited to make this clear, but for
> now highway=* is important on a roundabout.
>
> I discovered this last night whilst trying to route around north
> Lincolnshire, and this morning pulled junction=roundabout for the whole
> of the uk to look for other non-routable roundabouts.  There were 53
> roundabouts without a highway=* tag so I added highway=road and a
> FIXME tag for all of them.
>
> Before we go on to do the same thing for the whole of Europe, is it the
> routing software or the wiki page that is wrong?
>
> --
> Alice
>
>
>
> On Wed, 28 Jan 2009 16:59:17 +0000
> Chris Andrew <cjhandrew at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I've found the "add a new tag" button, and typed Junction and
>> Roundabout.  looking good.
>>
>> Let's hope the traffic flow is the correct direction.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Chris.
>>
>> 2009/1/28 Russ Phillips <russ at phillipsuk.org>:
>> >> 2009/1/28 Chris Andrew <cjhandrew at gmail.com>:
>> >>> Hi, all.
>> >>>
>> >>> New to the list.  Just wondering, some roads near me have big
>> >>> roundabouts that aren't mapped, they are just seen as converging
>> >>> roads.  I see that a tag exists to mark roundabouts (OSM Wiki),
>> >>> but I can't see how to apply it using the standard editing tool.
>> >
>> > This wiki page should help:
>> > http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:junction%3Droundabout
>> >
>> > It's not too long, and should tell you everything you need to know.
>> > Ask here if it's still not clear.
>> >
>> > Russ
>> >
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