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File #: 170244    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/9/2017 In control: Committee on Public Safety
On agenda: Final action: 5/24/2018
Title: Amending Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Traffic Code," by amending Chapter 12-1200, entitled "Traffic Control Devices," to require a report, recommendation and appropriate safety improvements regarding hazardous intersections; and by amending Chapter 12-1400, entitled "Penalties and Procedure for Violations," to provide for a reward program; all under certain terms and conditions; to prevent against incidents of pedestrian related deaths, particularly those caused by vehicles that unlawfully pass trolleys or fail to yield to emergency response vehicles.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Johnson, Councilmember O'Neill
Indexes: TRAFFIC REGULATIONS
Code sections: 12-1200 - Traffic-Control Devices, 12-1400 - Penalties and Procedures for Violations, Title 12 - TRAFFIC CODE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17024401.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
6/6/20181 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
5/24/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
5/17/20181 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
5/17/20181 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/17/20181 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/14/20180 Committee on Public Safety HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
5/14/20180 Committee on Public Safety HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
5/14/20180 Committee on Public Safety AMENDED   Action details Not available
5/14/20181 Committee on Public Safety REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
3/9/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Amending Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Traffic Code," by amending Chapter 12-1200, entitled "Traffic Control Devices," to require a report, recommendation and appropriate safety improvements regarding hazardous intersections; and by amending Chapter 12-1400, entitled "Penalties and Procedure for Violations," to provide for a reward program; all under certain terms and conditions; to prevent against incidents of pedestrian related deaths, particularly those caused by vehicles that unlawfully pass trolleys or fail to yield to emergency response vehicles.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code is amended to read as follows:

TITLE 12. TRAFFIC CODE.

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CHAPTER 12-1200. TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICES.

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ยง 12-1207. Hazardous Intersections.

(a) Definitions. As used in this Section, the following terms shall have the meaning specified:

(.1) Intersection. The intersection of two streets, and the area within 200 feet of the intersection.

(.2) Hazardous intersection. An intersection where two streets on the High Injury Network, as designated by Vision Zero, cross.

(b) Upon request by a District Councilmember concerning a collision involving serious bodily injury or death that occurred at a hazardous intersection located in the Councilmember's district, the Department, after consultation with the Police Department and any other agency designated by the Mayor, shall transmit to the District Councilmember, no later than 60 days of the District Councilmember's request, a report setting out:

(.1) The cause of the collision at the hazardous intersection (if known).

(.2) The nature of the injuries or damages resulting from the collision (if known).

(.3) A list of other collisions that have occurred at the hazardous intersection within that calendar year.

(.4) The speed limit in the vicinity of the hazard...

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