Borough of Pottstown, PA
Montgomery County
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[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
At all locations in the Borough where official traffic-control signals are installed, pedestrians, except where directed otherwise by pedestrian-control signals installed under § 1002 of this Part, shall obey the directions of those traffic-control signals, as follows:
A. 
When facing a green signal, a pedestrian may proceed across the roadway within a crosswalk;
B. 
When facing a steady yellow signal, a pedestrian shall not start to cross the roadway;
C. 
When facing a steady red signal, a pedestrian shall not enter the roadway.
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
At the following locations, official pedestrian-control signals shall be erected (or are ratified if previously erected):
Street
Intersection
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
Every pedestrian facing a steady or flashing "Don't Walk" signal shall obey the directions of that signal, as follows:
A. 
When facing a steady "Don't Walk" signal, a pedestrian shall not start to cross the roadway in the direction of the signal, but any pedestrian who has partially completed his crossing on the "Walk" signal should proceed to a sidewalk or safety zone while the "Don't Walk" signal is showing.
B. 
When facing a flashing "Don't Walk" signal a pedestrian shall not start to cross the roadway in the direction of the indication, but any pedestrian who has partly completed crossing during the "Walk" indication should proceed to a sidewalk or safety zone.
Any pedestrian who fails to obey the directions of a Don't Walk" signal, as indicated above, shall be guilty of an offense and a violation of this Part.
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
Except when authorized by a police officer or other appropriately attired person authorized to direct, control or regulate traffic, it shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to cross the roadway at any of the following streets, at the intersection with that street indicated.
Street
Intersection
Direction of Travel
(Reserved)
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
It shall be unlawful for any pedestrian:
A. 
To cross any roadway in a business district within the Borough except in a crosswalk:
B. 
To cross the roadway, in any of the following portions of streets in the Borough, except in a crosswalk:
Street
Between
(Reserved)
Provided: nothing in this § 1004 shall permit any pedestrian to cross in a crosswalk at any location where that crossing is prohibited by § 1002 of this Part.
[Ord. 1735, 4/12/1993]
Any pedestrian who violates any provision of this Part shall be guilty of a summary offense, and, upon conviction, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of $5 and costs.