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File #: 170289    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 3/23/2017 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/15/2017
Title: Amending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Bicycle Lanes," by authorizing the Department of Streets to designate bicycle lanes, in both directions, on American Street from Jefferson Street to Lehigh Avenue and for the removal of a travel lane on American Street, in the same limits, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: BICYCLES
Code sections: 12-701 - Bicycle Lanes
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17028900.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
7/11/20170 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/15/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
5/11/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
5/4/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PRINTED AND PLACED ON NEXT FIRST READING CALENDARPass  Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/28/20170 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY   Action details Not available
3/23/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available

Title

Amending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Bicycle Lanes,” by authorizing the Department of Streets to designate bicycle lanes, in both directions, on American Street from Jefferson Street to Lehigh Avenue and for the removal of a travel lane on American Street, in the same limits, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

CHAPTER 12-700. BICYCLE LANES.

 

§ 12-701. Designation of Bicycle Lanes.

 

(1) A bicycle lane that requires the removal of a parking lane, a travel lane, or both, may be designated upon a street only when authorized by subsection (2) of this Section.

 

(2) The Department is authorized to designate a bicycle lane upon the following streets and regulate the operation and use of vehicles and bicycles upon such streets in a manner consistent with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) regulations:

 

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(b) American Street, from Jefferson Street to Lehigh Avenue:  One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of a travel lane in each direction on that portion of American Street.

 

 

SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

 

 

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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