Amend the Chicago Municipal Code so that it is consistent with state law and national best practices.

Strategy 7.4.1 Details

Chapter 7Law Enforcement and Crash Analysis: More than 1000 bicycle accidents are reported to the Chicago Police Department every year,1 with thousands more unreported. Effective enforcement of traffic laws, based on an understanding of the circumstances of bicycle crashes, will reduce the frequency and severity of these injuries.
Objective 4Ensure that local laws address the rights and responsibilities of Chicago's bicyclists.

Strategy 1

Amend the Chicago Municipal Code so that it is consistent with state law and national best practices.

Revise the code so that the bicycle regulations are consistent with appropriate regulations in the Illinois Vehicle Code and Uniform Vehicle Code. Eliminate duplicate items or incorporate them by reference.

Peformance MeasureIdentify appropriate changes in 2006. Amend the Chicago Municipal Code in 2007.
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