422.05  DUTIES.
   The Traffic Commission shall investigate ways and means to eooz'dinate traffic activities, to encourage educational activities in traffic matters in the schools and to supervise the preparation and publication of traffic reports.  Such Commission shall receive complaints having to do with traffic conditions and shall recommend to Council ways and means of improving such conditions and the administration and enforcement of traffic regulations.  The Traffic Commission shall recommend to Council:
   (a)   The installation of official traffic control devices to regulate, guide or warn traffic;
   (b)   The designation of pedestrian crosswalks by appropriate devices, marks or lines upon the surface of the roadway, and the establishment of safety zones of such kind and character and at such places as may be deemed necessary for the protection of pedestrians and the marking of lanes to regulate the movement of vehicles;
   (c)   The regulation or restriction of turns and the placement of appropriate devices, marks or lines upon the surface of the roadway to indicate the course to be traveled in making such turns;
   (d)   The establishment of zones of quiet and play streets, and the placement of official traffic control devices to regulate, warn or guide traffic with respect to such restrictions or uses;
   (e)   The establishment of loading zones and public carrier stands and the placement of official signs or markings to indicate the same;
   (f)   The limitations or restrictions of parking at specific locations or within certain zones, the manner of parking and the erection of official signs in regard to such limitations or restrictions;
   (g)   The designation of through streets and the placement of stop signs on all cross streets intersecting such through streets;
   (h)   The designation of any intersection as a stop intersection and the placement of stop signs on approaches to such intersections;
   (i)   The establishment of speed zones that are consistent with the Illinois Vehicle Code and the erection of official signs to regulate such speeds; and
   (j)  The placing in effect of other measures for the elimination of traffic hazards and other dangers to the public.
(Ord. 244.  Passed 9-13-54.)