PRIOR PRINTER'S NO. 627
PRINTER'S NO. 1512
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
SENATE BILL
No.
565
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY FARNESE, YUDICHAK, HUGHES, KEARNEY, COSTA,
FONTANA, KILLION, BOSCOLA, TOMLINSON, BROWNE, L. WILLIAMS AND
MUTH, APRIL 18, 2019
SENATOR K. WARD, TRANSPORTATION, AS AMENDED, FEBRUARY 5, 2020
AN ACT
Amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated
Statutes, in rules of the road in general, further providing
for additional parking regulations.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 3354 of Title 75 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended by adding a subsection to read:
§ 3354. Additional parking regulations.
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(b.1) Protected pedestrian plazas and pedalcycle lanes.--
(1) When there is an on-street pedestrian plaza or a
pedalcycle lane adjacent to the right-hand curb of a two-way
or one-way highway, a vehicle standing or parked upon the
two-way or one-way highway shall be positioned in the
direction of authorized traffic movement with the right-hand
wheels of the vehicle parallel to and within 12 inches of the
outside line of the buffer area between the pedestrian plaza
or pedalcycle lane and parking.
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(2) When there is an on-street pedestrian plaza or a
pedalcycle lane adjacent to the left-hand curb of a one-way
or median-divided, two-way highway, a vehicle standing or
parked upon the highway shall be positioned in the direction
of authorized traffic movement with the left-hand wheels of
the vehicle parallel to and within 12 inches of the outside
line of the buffer area between the pedestrian plaza or
pedalcycle lane and parking.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
SECTION 1. SECTION 3354(D)(2.1) AND (F) OF TITLE 75 OF THE
PENNSYLVANIA CONSOLIDATED STATUTES ARE AMENDED AND THE SECTION
IS AMENDED BY ADDING A SUBSECTION TO READ:
§ 3354. ADDITIONAL PARKING REGULATIONS.
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(B.1) PROTECTED PEDESTRIAN PLAZAS AND PEDALCYCLE LANES.--
(1) IF THERE IS AN ON-STREET PEDESTRIAN PLAZA OR A
PEDALCYCLE LANE ADJACENT TO THE RIGHT-HAND CURB OF A TWO-WAY
OR ONE-WAY HIGHWAY, A VEHICLE STANDING OR PARKED UPON THE
RIGHT-HAND SIDE OF THE TWO-WAY OR ONE-WAY HIGHWAY SHALL BE
POSITIONED IN THE DIRECTION OF AUTHORIZED TRAFFIC MOVEMENT
WITH THE RIGHT-HAND WHEELS OF THE VEHICLE PARALLEL TO AND
WITHIN 12 INCHES OF THE OUTSIDE LINE OF THE BUFFER AREA
BETWEEN THE PEDESTRIAN PLAZA OR PEDALCYCLE LANE AND PARKING.
(2) IF THERE IS AN ON-STREET PEDESTRIAN PLAZA OR A
PEDALCYCLE LANE ADJACENT TO THE LEFT-HAND CURB OF A ONE-WAY
OR MEDIAN-DIVIDED, TWO-WAY HIGHWAY, A VEHICLE STANDING OR
PARKED UPON THE LEFT-HAND SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY SHALL BE
POSITIONED IN THE DIRECTION OF AUTHORIZED TRAFFIC MOVEMENT
WITH THE LEFT-HAND WHEELS OF THE VEHICLE PARALLEL TO AND
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WITHIN 12 INCHES OF THE OUTSIDE LINE OF THE BUFFER AREA
BETWEEN THE PEDESTRIAN PLAZA OR PEDALCYCLE LANE AND PARKING.
(3) NOTHING UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL BE DEEMED TO
PREVENT A LOCAL AUTHORITY FROM ENACTING PARKING REGULATIONS
UNDER SECTION 6109 (RELATING TO SPECIFIC POWERS OF DEPARTMENT
AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES) TO PROVIDE FOR A SPECIAL, ALTERNATIVE
OR TEMPORARY CONFIGURATION AND SIGNAGE FOR PARKING ON A
HIGHWAY WITH AN ON-STREET PEDESTRIAN PLAZA OR PEDALCYCLE
LANE.
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(D) PERSON WITH A DISABILITY AND DISABLED VETERANS.--
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(2.1) LOCAL AUTHORITIES MAY LIMIT ACCESS TO A PARKING
SPACE RESERVED UNDER PARAGRAPH (2) TO A SPECIFIC VEHICLE,
LICENSE PLATE OR OTHER METHOD OF DESIGNATION. UNDER THIS
PARAGRAPH, LOCAL AUTHORITIES MAY CHARGE A REASONABLE FEE AND
SHALL COMPLY WITH SECTION 6109 [(RELATING TO SPECIFIC POWERS
OF DEPARTMENT AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES)] AND THE AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990 (PUBLIC LAW 101-336, 104 STAT. 327).
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(F) PENALTY.--A PERSON VIOLATING SUBSECTION (A), (B), (B.1)
OR (D)(1) IS GUILTY OF A SUMMARY OFFENSE AND SHALL, UPON
CONVICTION, BE SENTENCED TO PAY A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN $15. A
PERSON VIOLATING SUBSECTION (D)(2) OR (3) OR (E) IS GUILTY OF A
SUMMARY OFFENSE AND SHALL, UPON CONVICTION, BE SENTENCED TO PAY
A FINE OF NOT LESS THAN $50 NOR MORE THAN $200. IF A PERSON IS
CONVICTED UNDER SUBSECTION (D)(2) OR (3) IN THE ABSENCE OF A
SIGN STATING THE PENALTY AMOUNT, THE FINE IMPOSED MAY NOT EXCEED
$50. A PERSON VIOLATING SUBSECTION (D.1) IS GUILTY OF A SUMMARY
OFFENSE AND SHALL, UPON CONVICTION, BE SENTENCED TO PAY A FINE
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OF NOT LESS THAN $100 NOR MORE THAN $300.
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SECTION 2. THIS ACT SHALL TAKE EFFECT IN 60 DAYS.
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