Tempe’s Local Ordinance

[Council Meeting 8/15/2019 ordinance was finally passed;¬†jump below to #reference for links to document; also see efforts beginning October ’19 to update this code]

Background is two events; one was the death of Xiaoying Wen who was killed in a crosswalk in Nov 2017 proceeding with a walk signal; after being struck by a driver who made what would normally be considered a “bad left”. Tempe Police stated that due to local law, the bicyclist was at fault. Many people, including me, think of that as being a wrong, or wrongful determination — whether it be a wrong interpretation or a bad ordinance.

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