Section 14-470 Pedestrian control signals.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018131 on 06/21/2004, Section 14-470 read as follows.
Whenever special pedestrian control signals
exhibiting the words "Walk"
or "Don't Walk" are
in place, such signals shall indicate as follows:
WALK or WALKING PERSON symbol conforming to those allowed by Sec.
14-462. Pedestrians facing such signal may proceed across the roadway in the direction
signal and shall be given the right-of-way by the drivers of all vehicles.
(2) Flashing DONT WALK or flashing
UPRAISED HAND conforming to those allowed by
Sec. 14-462. Indicates that a pedestrian shall not start to cross the roadway in the direction
signal indication, but that any pedestrian who has already started to cross on the steady WALK
or WALKING PERSON symbol signal indication shall proceed out of the traveled way and shall
be given the right of way by the drivers of all vehicles.
or Don't Walk
Steady DONT WALK or UPRAISED HAND symbol conforming to those allowed by Sec. 14-462.
No pedestrian shall start to cross the roadway in the direction of such signal , but any pedestrian
who has partially completed his crossing on the walk signal shall proceed to a sidewalk or safety
zone while the wait signal is showing.
(4) If a pedestrian signal has number indication
of the general time available for the
pedestrian to complete a crossing movement (commonly referred to as a Pedestrian Countdown
Timer), the pedestrian signal shall conform to those allowed by Sec. 14-462 or the current
Federal Highway Administration Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.
(Code 1964, § 12.150)
State law reference(s)--Similar provisions, RSMo. § 300.160.