|Posted:||December 3, 2020 10:03 AM|
|From:||Representative David M. Maloney, Sr.|
|To:||All House members|
|Subject:||Protected Pedestrian Plazas and Pedalcycle Lanes|
|This bill was previously introduced as House Bill 792 of the 2019-2020 Session where it passed the House 200-1.
Under current law, a vehicle shall park along a roadway within 12 inches of the curb. The Vehicle Code does not provide an allowance for parking next to bike lanes.
My bill requires that vehicles parking along a curbside bike lane must park parallel with their right-hand or left-hand wheels within 12 inches of the outside line of the buffer area between the bike lane and parking in the direction of traffic flow.
The Pedalcyle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee and the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia supports this bill.
Please join me in cosponsoring this important piece of legislation.
Thank you for your consideration.
Introduced as HB140