[Talk-us] tagging cul-de-sacs

Ian Dees ian.dees at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 15:32:06 BST 2012


On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 9:27 AM, Henk Hoff <toffehoff at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 4:17 PM, Martijn van Exel <mvexel at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> A roundabout (or mini_roundabout) implies to me (although it is not
>> defined on the wiki) that there is more than one entry / exit road. So
>> intuitively I'd say that is not an appropriate tag.
>>
>>
> A mini roundabout is more like a big dot in the middle of the junction, so
> that all rules of a roundabout are implied on that junction. Example:
> http://www.cbrd.co.uk/histories/roundabouts/img/mini.jpg
>
> Whereas a "normal" roundabout is a more or less circular piece of road.
> Example:
> http://adamcopeland.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/roundabout-live-local.jpg
>
> .... generally speaking ....
>
> For a cul-de-sac I normally use the highway=turning_circle tag on the
> last node.
>

There are two kinds of cul-de-sacs.

This is the sort where I tag the last node of the way with
highway=turning_circle: http://binged.it/IwzjHv
This is the sort that I loop the road way back on itself:
http://binged.it/Imk84z
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