Article 3. California Bicycle Transportation Act - California Streets and Highways Code Section 891

891.  (a) All city, county, regional, and other local agencies
responsible for the development or operation of bikeways or roadways
where bicycle travel is permitted shall utilize the minimum safety
design criteria established pursuant to Section 890.6, except as
provided in subdivision (b), and shall utilize the uniform
specifications and symbols for signs, markers, and traffic control
devices established pursuant to Section 890.8.
   (b) An agency may utilize minimum safety design criteria other
than those established by Section 890.6 if all of the following
conditions are met:
   (1) The alternative criteria have been reviewed and approved by a
qualified engineer with consideration for the unique characteristics
and features of the proposed bikeway and surrounding environs.
   (2) The alternative criteria, or the description of the project
with reference to the alternative criteria, are adopted by resolution
at a public meeting, after having provided proper notice of the
public meeting and opportunity for public comment.
   (3) The alternative criteria adhere to guidelines established by a
national association of public agency transportation officials.

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