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(a) The commissioner of transportation, subject to the review and approval of the executive director of emergency management and communications, is hereby authorized to determine and designate streets, parts of streets, or specific lanes thereon upon which vehicular traffic shall proceed in one direction during one period and the opposite direction during another period of the day, and he shall place and maintain appropriate markings, signs, barriers or other devices to give notice thereof and to divide traffic traveling in opposite directions in shifting lanes. Contra-flow bus lanes shall only be established upon the approval of the city council.
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person to drive any vehicle in violation of such markings, signs, barriers or other devices so placed in accordance with this section.
(Added Coun. J. 7-12-90, p. 18634; Amend Coun. J. 12-11-91, p. 10832; Amend Coun. J. 12-7-05, p. 64870, § 1.9)