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An area with scaled-down roads where children can learn the rules of the road. Edit or translate this description.
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Traffic park is area with scaled-down road and intended as place where children can learn the rules of the road. It typically includes traffic signs and "roads" may be used by children on bicycles or other pedal-powered vehicles. Use may be focused on safety training or on playground for children (with little to no safety training taking place).

Such areas may be known under following names:

  • "traffic park"
  • "transportation park"
  • "traffic garden"
  • "safety village"
  • "Bicycle Safety Centre"
  • "learn to ride centre"
  • "traffic playground"
  • "miasteczko rowerowe" ("bicycle town"), "park rowerowy" ("bicycle park"), "miasteczko ruchu drogowego" ("traffic town") in Polish
  • "verkeerspark" ("traffic park") or "verkeerstuin" ("traffic garden", promotional term) in Dutch
  • "Verkehrs(schul)garten" ("traffic garden") or "(Jugend-)Verkehrsschule" ("traffic school") in German (Wikipedia)
  • "Πάρκο Κυκλοφοριακής Αγωγής" in Greek

See also https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traffic_park and https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Traffic_playgrounds

How to Map

Create an area of the grounds and tag it amenity=traffic_park.

It is also OK to mark it with a point.

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