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File #: 190445    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/23/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2019
Title: Amending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Designation of Bicycle Lanes," to authorize bicycle lanes on Germantown Avenue, from North 2nd Street to Master Street; and making associated changes to parking regulations and establishing one-way traffic regulations within the same limits; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: BICYCLES
Code sections: 12-701 - Bicycle Lanes
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19044500.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19044500
Title
Amending Section 12-701 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Designation of Bicycle Lanes," to authorize bicycle lanes on Germantown Avenue, from North 2nd Street to Master Street; and making associated changes to parking regulations and establishing one-way traffic regulations within 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 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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(*) Germantown Avenue, from North 2nd Street to Master Street: One bicycle lane in each direction, the removal of a parking lane on Germantown Avenue, from North 2nd Street to Girard Avenue, and the removal of a travel lane on Germantown Avenue, from 2nd Street to Thompson Street.

SECTION 2. All existing parking regulations on the following streets are hereby terminated:

Germantown Avenue, from North 2nd Street to Girard Avenue, East side.

SECTION 3. The following parking regulations are hereby established:

No Stopping Any Time

Germantown Avenue, from North 2nd Street to Girard Avenue, East side.

SECTION 4. Pursuant to Section 12-203 of The Philadelphia Code, the following one-way regulations are hereby established:

Germantown Avenue: from Girard Avenue to Thompson Street, westbound; and from Girard Avenue to North 2nd Street, eastbound


SECTION 5. This Ordinance shall take effect as follows:

(a) Section 1: Immediately.

(b) Sections 2, 3 and 4: Upon certification by the Street Commissioner that the parking and traffic direction signs, respectively, have been placed after the completion of the repaving of Germantown Avenue....

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