California Streets and Highways Code Section 890.6

890.6. (a) The department, in cooperation with county and city governments, shall establish minimum safety design criteria for the planning and construction of each type of bikeway identified in Section 890.4 and roadways where bicycle travel is permitted.

(b) The criteria shall include, but not be limited to, the design speed of the facility, minimum widths and clearances, grade, radius of curvature, pavement surface, actuation of automatic traffic control devices, drainage, and general safety, with consideration for the safety of vulnerable populations, such as children, seniors, persons with impaired vision, and persons of limited mobility. The criteria shall be published by January 1, 2016, and updated biennially, or more often, as needed.

(c) The criteria shall be established in consultation with the existing advisory committee of the department dedicated to improving access for persons with disabilities.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 495, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2015.)

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