169.215 CROSSING FOR SENIORS OR DISABLED PERSONS.
Subdivision 1. Designation of crossings.
Local authorities may designate a crossing for
senior citizens or disabled persons on any street or highway in the vicinity of a senior citizen
housing project, senior citizen nursing home, or residential care facility for disabled persons on
the basis of an engineering and traffic investigation prescribed by the commissioner and subject
to the uniform specifications adopted pursuant to subdivision 2. Designation of a crossing for
senior citizens or disabled persons on a trunk highway is subject to the written consent of the
Subd. 2. Uniform specifications.
The commissioner shall adopt uniform specifications for
crossings for senior citizens or disabled persons. The specifications shall include criteria for
determining the need for a crossing and the type and design of traffic control devices or signals
that may be used at the crossing. The specifications shall be incorporated as a part of the Manual
on Uniform Traffic Control Devices required pursuant to section
History: 1979 c 185 s 1; 1990 c 497 s 10