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File #: 11-1446    Version: Name: 11/10/11 - pedestrian ordinance
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reading
File created: 11/10/2011 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/19/2011 Final action: 12/19/2011
Enactment date: 12/19/2011 Enactment #: ORD-11-22
Title: An Ordinance to Amend Section 10:148 of Chapter 126, Traffic, Title X, of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-11-22)
Sponsors: Christopher Taylor, Sabra Briere, Margie Teall
Attachments: 1. 11-22 Briefed and Approved.pdf, 2. 11-22 Briefed and Approved.doc, 3. Chapter 126 Briefed.pdf, 4. Chapter 126 as Amended on November 10.pdf, 5. Pedestrian Crossing St Amendment REVISED _ Briere.pdf, 6. Pedestrian Crossing St Amendment _ Briere.pdf, 7. G-Item_Pedestrian X-Walk Ordinance Revisions (2).pdf
Title
An Ordinance to Amend Section 10:148 of Chapter 126, Traffic, Title X, of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor (Ordinance No. ORD-11-22)
Body
See Attached Ordinance as amended by City Council on November 10, 2011.
Staff
Sponsored by Councilmembers Briere, Taylor and Teall
Body
ORDINANCE NO. ORD-11-22

First Reading: November 10, 2011 Published: December 22, 2011

Public Hearing: December 19, 2011 Effective: January 1, 2012

TRAFFIC
PEDESTRIANS CROSSING STREETS

An Ordinance to Amend Section 10:148 of Chapter 126, Traffic, Title X, of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor.

The City of Ann Arbor Ordains:
Section 1: That Section 10:148 of Chapter 126, Traffic, of Title X of the Code of the City of Ann Arbor be amended to read as follows:

10:148. - Pedestrians crossing streets.
(a) When traffic-control signals are not in place or are not in operation, the driver of a vehicle shall stop before entering a crosswalk and yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian stopped at the curb, curb line or ramp leading to a crosswalk and to every pedestrian approaching or within a crosswalk, without regard to which portion of the roadway the pedestrian is using when the pedestrian is on the half of the roadway on 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
(b) A pedestrian shall not suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety and walk or run into a path of a vehicle that is so close that it is impossible unsafe for the driver to yield.
(c) Every pedestrian crossing a roadway at any point other than within a marked crosswalk or within an unmarked crosswalk at an intersection shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway.

Section 2: This Ordinance shall take effect on the tenth day following legal publication.
As Amended by Ann Arbor City Council on November 10, 2011 and December 19, 2011

C E R T I F I C A T I O N

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