City of Olean, NY
Cattaraugus County
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[Code 1971, §§ 28-167, 28-168]
(a) 
No pedestrian shall cross a roadway at any place other than by a route at right angles to the curb or by the shortest route to the opposite curb except in a crosswalk.
(b) 
Between adjacent intersections at which traffic control signals are in operation, pedestrians shall not cross at any place except in a crosswalk.
(c) 
No pedestrian shall cross a roadway other than in a crosswalk in the control traffic district or in any business district.
(d) 
No pedestrian shall cross a roadway other than in a crosswalk upon any of the through streets or parkways as set forth in this article.
Authority to regulate the crossing of roadways by pedestrians, Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1640(a)(3)
Pedestrians, Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1150 et seq.
[Code 1971, § 28-35]
(a) 
No driver of a vehicle shall drive between the vehicles comprising a funeral or other authorized procession while they are in motion and when such vehicles are conspicuously designated, as required by this section. This provision shall not apply at intersections where traffic is controlled by traffic control signals or police officers.
(b) 
Each driver in a funeral or other procession shall drive as near to the righthand edge of the roadway as is practicable and shall follow the vehicle ahead as close as is practicable and safe.
(c) 
A funeral composed of a procession of vehicles shall be identified as such by the display upon the outside of each vehicle by a pennant or by such other method as may be determined by the traffic division.
[Code 1971, § 28-12]
It shall be unlawful for any person to operate, propel, or coast any carts or bobs upon any public street or roadway in the city excepting such streets or roadways as may be designated by the common council as permissible for such purpose. A street or roadway for the purpose of this section shall mean that portion of a public street or highway which has been improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the berm or shoulder.
[Code 1971, § 18-9]
(a) 
Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
BUSINESS DISTRICT
The business districts of the city are as follows: State Street, Union Street, Wayne Street and Front Street.
SKATEBOARD
A single platform which is mounted on wheels, having no mechanism or other device with which to steer or control the direction of movement thereof while being used, operated, or ridden.
(b) 
Skateboards on roads and highways. Every person operating a skateboard upon the paved portion of a highway or road, dedicated or otherwise, shall operate such skateboard in strict observance of all laws applicable to vehicles and the use thereof and in compliance with all rules of the road applicable to the operation of a vehicle and in compliance with all traffic ordinances, except as to those provisions of laws and ordinances which by their nature can have no application.
(c) 
Skateboards emerging from alleys, driveways, and buildings. The operator of a skateboard emerging from an alley, driveway, or building shall, upon approaching a sidewalk, yield the right-of-way to all pedestrians approaching on the sidewalk.
(d) 
Standing, storage, or parking of skateboards. No person shall stand, park, or otherwise place in a position of temporary storage a skateboard upon a highway, street, sidewalk, or against any building abutting a sidewalk in such manner which shall obstruct or render injury to a pedestrian or interfere with vehicular traffic.
(e) 
Skateboarding prohibited in certain places. No person shall use, operate, or ride upon any skateboard on any sidewalk or on any highway or road within any business district.
(f) 
Operation on sidewalks. Whenever any person shall operate a skateboard upon a sidewalk, such person shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and shall give audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian.
(g) 
Responsibility of parent or guardian. The parent of the minor child or the guardian of any minor shall not authorize or knowingly permit any such child to violate any of the provisions of this section.
(h) 
Penalties for offenses; fees.
(1) 
Any person violating any provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offense and shall forfeit and pay a fine not to exceed $25 for each and every offense.
(2) 
Any skateboard operated in violation of this section may be immediately impounded. The city shall store such impounded skateboards in a suitable, secure location. No impounded skateboards may be released until all storage costs and fees have been paid. The violator shall be responsible for the payment of all such costs and fees. The per diem storage fee shall be $2. The impound fee shall be $5.
[Code 1971, § 28-10]
(a) 
It shall be a violation of this section to operate a motor vehicle within the boundaries of any of the public parks of the city.
(b) 
Motor vehicles, within the meaning of this section, shall be defined as every vehicle operated or driven by any power other than muscular power, with the exception of vehicles necessary for maintenance.
[Code 1971, § 28-11]
Riding of bicycles in any of the public parks or playgrounds of the city shall be prohibited.
[Res. No. 4-98, 2-10-1998]
(a) 
(Definitions.) For the purpose of this section, the following terms have the meaning indicated:
BICYCLES
A vehicles consisting of a frame mounted on two or three wheels equipped with foot pedals.
BUSINESS DISTRICT
The business districts of the city for purpose of this section is from Whitney Avenue south along North Union Street to the intersection of Route 417; and from the intersection of Route 417 west along West State Street to the intersection of 4th Street.
ROLLERBLADES
A device with wheels placed on, or in substitution for, shoes.
(b) 
Bicycling and rollerblades prohibited in certain places. No person shall use, operate, or ride upon any bicycle or rollerblades on any sidewalk within any business district.
(c) 
Operation on sidewalks. Whenever any person shall operate a bicycle or rollerblades upon a sidewalk, such a person shall yield the right-of-way to any pedestrian and give an audible signal before overtaking and passing such pedestrian.
(d) 
Responsibility of parent or guardian. The parent or guardian of a minor child or the guardian of any minor shall not authorize or knowingly permit any person or any such child to violate any provision of this section.
(e) 
Penalties of offenses, (i) Any person violating any provision of this section shall be guilty of an offense and shall forfeit and pay a fine not to exceed $25 for each and every offense; (ii) Any bicycle operated in violation of this section may be immediately impounded. The city shall store such impounded bicycle in a suitable, secure location. No impounded bicycle may be released until all storage costs and fees have been paid. The violator shall be responsible for payment of all such fees and costs. The per diem storage fee shall be $2. The impound fee shall be $5.