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File #: 180076    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/1/2018 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 2/22/2018
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 Island Avenue from Penrose Avenue to Enterprise Avenue, and on Enterprise Avenue, for its entire length, and authorizing the removal of travel lanes on both Island Avenue and Enterprise Avenue, in the same limits, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson
Indexes: BICYCLES
Code sections: 12-701 - Bicycle Lanes
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18007600.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy18007600.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
3/6/20180 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
2/22/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/14/20180 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
2/14/20180 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
2/14/20180 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
2/1/20180 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 Island Avenue from Penrose Avenue to Enterprise Avenue, and on Enterprise Avenue, for its entire length, and authorizing the removal of travel lanes on both Island Avenue and Enterprise Avenue, 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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(e) Island Avenue, from Penrose Avenue to Enterprise Avenue:  One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of a travel lane in each direction on that portion of Island Avenue.

 

(f) Enterprise Avenue, entire length: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of one eastbound travel lane.

 

SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

 

 

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

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