§ 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:
      (a)   One buffered bicycle lane in each direction on Tyson Avenue from Roosevelt Boulevard to Frankford Avenue and the removal of a travel lane in each direction of that portion of Tyson Avenue. 24
      (b)   American Street, from Jefferson Street to Lehigh Avenue: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of a travel lane in each direction on that portion of American Street. 25
      (c)   Chestnut Street, eastbound, from South 45th Street to South 34th Street, and the removal of a travel lane in the same portion of Chestnut Street. 26
      (d)   Fifteenth Street, southbound, from Carpenter Street to Washington Avenue, a five (5)-foot wide bicycle lane, and the removal of a parking lane and partial travel lane in the same portion of Fifteenth Street. 27
      (e)   Race Street, eastbound, from North 8th Street to North 5th Street, and the removal of a travel lane on Race Street, eastbound, from North 8th Street to North 6th Street. 28
      (f)   Enterprise Avenue, entire length: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of one eastbound travel lane. 29
      (g)   Island Avenue, from Penrose Avenue to Enterprise Avenue: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of a travel lane in each direction on that portion of Island Avenue. 30
      (h)   Parkside Avenue, from North 53rd Street to Bryn Mawr Avenue: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of one travel lane in both directions. 31
      (i)   Lansdowne Drive, from Sweet Briar Drive to South Concourse Drive: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of parking on both sides of the roadway. 32
      (j)   South Concourse Drive, from Lansdowne Drive to 41st Street Drive: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of parking on both sides of the roadway. 33
      (k)   North 13th Street, west side, from Spring Garden Street to Buttonwood Street. 34
      (l)   North 10th Street, east side, from Spring Garden Street to Callowhill Street. 35
      (m)   Columbus Boulevard, from Dilworth Street to Swanson Street, and the removal of a parking lane on the same portion of Columbus Boulevard. 36
      (n)   Market Street, from North 15th Street to North 20th Street: One eastbound bicycle lane and the removal of one travel lane. 37
      (o)   John F. Kennedy Boulevard, from North 15th Street to North 20th Street: One westbound bicycle lane and the removal of one travel lane. 38
      (p)   Richmond Street, both sides, from Lewis Street to Berkshire Street, and the removal of a parking lane on each side of Richmond Street, within the same limits. 39
      (q)   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. 40
      (r)   North 2nd Street, from Wood Street to Race Street, and the removal of a travel lane on the same portion of North 2nd Street. 41
      (s)   Passyunk Avenue and Essington Avenue, from 61st Street to Bartram Avenue: One bicycle lane in each direction, and the removal of a parking lane within the same limits. 41.1
      (t)   South 49th Street, from Paschall Avenue to Grays Avenue: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of a parking lane, east side. 41.2
      (u)   Grays Avenue, from South 49th Street to Lindbergh Boulevard: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of a parking lane, south side. 41.3
      (v)   Lindbergh Boulevard, from Grays Avenue to Elmwood Avenue: One bicycle lane in each direction and the removal of a parking lane, south side. 41.4
      (w)   One buffered bike lane on the south side of Spruce Street from 2nd Street to 22nd Street and on the north side of Pine Street from Front Street to 18th Street, and, except for such blocks with dedicated left side motor-vehicle turning lanes, eight flexible delineator posts, or another form of an approved traffic control device, at the end of each block within 60 feet of the crosswalk. 41.5
      (x)   North 8th Street, southbound, from Vine Street to Race Street, and the removal of a travel lane on North 8th Street, southbound, from Vine Street to Race Street. 41.6
      (y)   Race Street, from North 5th Street to North 4th Street: One bicycle lane, and the removal of a parking lane within the same limits. 41.7
      (z)   North 13th Street, west side, from Spring Garden Street to Green Street. 41.8
   (3)   Any bicycle lane that was designated prior to the date this Section became law may continue in existence until otherwise determined by the Department.
   (4)   Nothing in this Section shall preclude the establishment of a bicycle lane for a trial period, provided the establishment of such a bicycle lane is in accordance with the provisions of Section 12-203, relating to Emergency and Trial Regulations.

 

Notes

24
   Added, Bill No. 160274 (approved June 28, 2016).
25
   Added, Bill No. 170289 (approved July 11, 2017).
26
   Added, Bill No. 170400 (approved July 11, 2017), effective June 1, 2017.
27
   Added, Bill No. 170561 (approved July 11, 2017).
28
   Added, Bill No. 180016 (approved March 6, 2018).
29
   Added, Bill No. 180076 (approved March 6, 2018).
30
   Added, Bill No. 180076 (approved March 6, 2018). Enrolled bill numbered this as (e); renumbered by Code editor.
31
   Added, Bill No. 180262 (approved May 2, 2018).
32
   Added, Bill No. 180263 (approved May 2, 2018).
33
   Added, Bill No. 180263 (approved May 2, 2018).
34
   Added, Bill No. 190063 (approved March 6, 2019).
35
   Added, Bill No. 190063 (approved March 6, 2019); amended, Bill No. 190363 (approved June 26, 2019).
36
   Added, Bill No. 190363 (approved June 26, 2019).
37
   Added, Bill No. 190185 (approved June 26, 2019). Enrolled bill numbered this as (k); renumbered by Code editor.
38
   Added, Bill No. 190185 (approved June 26, 2019). Enrolled bill numbered this as (l); renumbered by Code editor.
39
   Added, Bill No. 190355 (approved June 26, 2019).
40
   Added, Bill No. 190445 (approved June 26, 2019).
41
   Added, Bill No. 190465 (approved July 17, 2019).
41.1
   Added, Bill No. 200185 (approved November 10, 2020).
41.2
   Added, Bill No. 200186 (approved November 10, 2020).
41.3
   Added, Bill No. 200186 (approved November 10, 2020).
41.4
   Added, Bill No. 200186 (approved November 10, 2020).
41.5
   Added, Bill No. 200162-A (approved January 20, 2021). Enrolled bill numbered this as (s); renumbered by Code editor.
41.6
   Added, Bill No. 200663 (approved January 20, 2021).
41.7
   Added, Bill No. 210393 (approved June 23, 2021).
41.8
   Added, Bill No. 210502 (approved July 15, 2021).