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Record #: O2019-6973   
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
Intro date: 9/18/2019 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Pedestrian and Traffic Safety
Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Section 9-12-045 by modifying shared street program on portion(s) W Argyle St
Sponsors: Osterman, Harry
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 9 - Vehicles, Traffic & Rail Transportation - Ch. 12 Street Improvements
Attachments: 1. O2019-6973.pdf
ORDINANCE
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHICAGO:
SECTION 1. Section 9-12-045 of the Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby amended by deleting the language struck through and by inserting the language underscored, as follows:
9-12-045 Shared street p44ot program.
Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following definitions shall apply:
"Shared street pilot program" means the shared street pilot program established pursuant to this section.
"Shared street" means a public right-of-way which can be shared at the same time by pedestrians, bicyclists, motor vehicles and other legal conveyances, and where pedestrians have the right-of-way over all other traffic.
Authorization. The commissioner is authorized to establish a shared street pitet program on the following roadway:

Street Roadway Segment Coordinates
From To From To
Aravle Street Broadway Sheridan Road 1200W 1000W

(c) Rules. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the following rules shall apply in a shared street:
Pedestrians may enter, walk along or cross a shared street at any time or point. Nothing provided in this subsection shall relieve a pedestrian from the duty of exercising due care.
Pedestrians entering or within a shared street shall have the right-of-way over vehicles, bicycles or other traffic. The operator of a vehicle shall stop and yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian within a shared street when the pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway upon which the vehicle is traveling or when the pedestrian is approaching so closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in danger.
The operator of a vehicle or bicyclist approaching an intersection within a shared street shall yield the right-of-way to a vehicle or bicycle which has entered the intersection from a different roadway.
Subject to Section 9-24-020, when two vehicles or bicycles enter an intersection from different streets at approximately the same time, the operator of the vehi...

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