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File #: 190185    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 3/14/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Amending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Bicycle Lanes," by authorizing the Department of Streets to designate a bicycle lane and to remove a travel lane on Market Street and on John F. Kennedy Boulevard, all between North 15th Street and North 20th Street, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: BICYCLES
Code sections: 12-701 - Bicycle Lanes
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19018500.pdf

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Amending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled “Bicycle Lanes,” by authorizing the Department of Streets to designate a bicycle lane and to remove a travel lane on Market Street and on John F. Kennedy Boulevard, all between North 15th Street and North 20th Street, under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

                     SECTION 1. Title 12 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended 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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                     (k) Market Street, from North 15th Street to North 20th Street: One eastbound bicycle lane and the removal of one travel lane.

 

(l) John F. Kennedy Boulevard, from North 15th Street to North 20th Street: One westbound bicycle lane and the removal of one travel lane.

 

SECTION 2.  This Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

 

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