Cambridge City
MA

Policy Order
POR 2018 #120
ORDER ADOPTED
Apr 30, 2018 5:30 PM

That the City Manager is requested to consult with the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department to consider installing signage, either through physical signs or paint on the road, in high-traffic and high-conflict bike lanes that intersect with crosswalks, reminding cyclists that they are required to yield to pedestrians when crossing.

Information

Department:City Clerk's Office, JDSponsors:Vice Mayor Jan Devereux, Councillor Craig A. Kelley
Category:Policy Order

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WHEREAS:

The Department of Conservation and Recreation’s (DCR) new multi-use paths along Memorial Drive near MIT are marked and signed to remind people on bikes to yield to pedestrians at the crosswalks; and

 

 

WHEREAS:

In high-traffic bike lanes citywide that intersect with crosswalks, signage either painted on the roadway or displayed in physical standing signs would likely help achieve better compliance with this rule, ensuring safety for all users of the road; now therefore be it

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to consult with the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Department to consider installing signage, either through physical signs or paint on the road, in high-traffic and high-conflict bike lanes that intersect with crosswalks, reminding cyclists that they are required to yield to pedestrians when crossing; and be it further

 

 

ORDERED:

That the City Manager be and hereby is requested to report back to the City Council on this matter.

 

 

Meeting History

Apr 30, 2018 5:30 PM Video City Council Regular Meeting
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RESULT:ORDER ADOPTED