Tag Archives: enforcement


“Over a 10 minute period, I counted over 200 cars that didn’t stop.  Only 42 did.” – Katherine Scott, ABC Action News The flagrant violation of most cars through this stop-light represents a mockery of traffic enforcement in Philadelphia.  All this at a time when Philadelphia Police are warning that a […]

New York State Intersection Parking Law

Parking or standing is not allowed: In front of a driveway. Within 20 feet (6 m) of a crosswalk at an intersection. Within 30 feet (10 m) of a traffic light, STOP sign or YIELD sign. Within 20 feet (6 m) of a fire station driveway, or within 75 feet […]

Hoboken, New Jersey: 25ft of intersection clearance

In Hoboken, NJ, the law is no parking within 25 feet of a crosswalk. There is a very small, painted stripe to help drivers know where the parking zone starts.  This demonstrates a very affordable way to “sign” intersections should a similar intersection buffer law be enacted in Portland. This is a complaint from […]

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