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File #: 170561    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/25/2017 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/15/2017
Title: Amending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Designation of Bicycle Lanes," by authorizing the Department of Streets to designate a bicycle lane, in the southbound direction, on 15th Street between Carpenter Street and Washington Avenue; and also regulating the direction of the movement of traffic on 15th Street between Carpenter Street and Washington Avenue, and establishing no-parking regulations on both sides of 15th Street from Carpenter Street to Washington Avenue, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson
Indexes: BICYCLES
Code sections: 12-701 - Bicycle Lanes
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17056100.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
6/8/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/8/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/8/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/6/20170 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/6/20170 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/6/20170 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/25/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available

Title

Amending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Designation of Bicycle Lanes,” by authorizing the Department of Streets to designate a bicycle lane, in the southbound direction, on 15th Street between Carpenter Street and Washington Avenue; and also regulating the direction of the movement of traffic on 15th Street between Carpenter Street and Washington Avenue, and establishing no-parking regulations on both sides of 15th Street from Carpenter Street to Washington Avenue, 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:

 

§ 12-701.  Designation of Bicycle Lanes.

 

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                     (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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                                          (d)  Fifteenth Street, southbound, from Carpenter Street to Washington Avenue, a five (5)-foot wide bicycle lane, and the removal of a parking lane and partial travel lane in the same portion of Fifteenth Street.

 

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SECTION 2.  The following two-way regulation is hereby established:

                     

                                          15th Street, from Carpenter Street to Washington Avenue, with the northbound lane being ten (10) feet wide, the southbound lane being eleven (11) feet wide, and a five (5)-foot wide bicycle lane in the southbound direction as authorized in Section 1 hereof.

 

 

SECTION 3.  The following no-parking regulation is hereby established:

 

                                                                                    NO PARKING ANYTIME

 

                                          Both sides of 15th Street from Carpenter Street to Washington Avenue.

 

 

SECTION 4.  This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

 

Explanation:

Matter added to the Code shown in italics.

 

 

 

 

 

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