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File #: 180134    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 2/22/2018 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 12-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Bicycle Lanes," by requiring authorization to make modifications to existing bicycle lanes, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: BICYCLES
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 18013400.pdf

Title

Amending Chapter 12-700 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Bicycle Lanes,” by requiring authorization to make modifications to existing bicycle lanes, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

SECTION 1. Chapter 12-700 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, or any modification to an existing bicycle lane that would affect the flow of traffic, 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:

 

 

SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

 

 

 

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Explanation:

 

Italics indicate new matter added.

 

 

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