Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/3/2015 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 250 Broadway - Committee Rm, 14th Fl.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments for Oversight, Attachments - Int. No. 315, Attachments - Int. No. 641
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T2015-2552 *  Oversight – Trucks in New York City – How does truck traffic impact the safety of pedestrian and cyclists?Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2015-2552 *  Oversight – Trucks in New York City – How does truck traffic impact the safety of pedestrian and cyclists?Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0315-2014 *Paul A. Vallone Truck route compliance study.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to conduct a study on truck route compliance. The study would include locations where large numbers of truck drivers regularly operate off designated truck routes may also include areas of concern identified by Council Members and Community Boards. Based on the study, the DOT would institute measures to increase truck route compliance, including but not limited to, converting two-way streets to one-way streets, posting of signs regarding the permissible use of certain routes by trucks, and education and outreach to the trucking industry. DOT would post the study, including the locations of such measures, on its website and submit a copy to the Council no later than January 1, 2017.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0315-2014 *Paul A. Vallone Truck route compliance study.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to conduct a study on truck route compliance. The study would include locations where large numbers of truck drivers regularly operate off designated truck routes may also include areas of concern identified by Council Members and Community Boards. Based on the study, the DOT would institute measures to increase truck route compliance, including but not limited to, converting two-way streets to one-way streets, posting of signs regarding the permissible use of certain routes by trucks, and education and outreach to the trucking industry. DOT would post the study, including the locations of such measures, on its website and submit a copy to the Council no later than January 1, 2017.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0641-2015 *Margaret S. Chin Requiring a comprehensive study regarding pedestrian and bicyclist safety on truck routes.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to conduct a study on the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists along truck routes. Such study would be required to include, at a minimum: 1) a review of the impact of tolling policies on the use of truck routes and the designation of truck routes, if appropriate; 2) the number of crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists on truck routes within the last five years, disaggregated by truck route, crash types, causes, vehicle types, and whether such crashes involved a fatality or serious injury; 3) a review of policies and strategies utilized to increase pedestrian and bicyclist safety on truck routes, including street redesign, and the status of any pending policies and strategies; 4) recommendations for improving safety on truck routes, including best practices for roadway design, operations, and sustainable delivery practices to reduce conflicts between pedestrians, bicyclists, and trucks; 5) recommendations for outreach to the trucking industry; and 6) recommendations for implementing safety technology. DOT would be required to post the study online and submit copies to the Mayor and Council no later than June 30, 2016.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0641-2015 *Margaret S. Chin Requiring a comprehensive study regarding pedestrian and bicyclist safety on truck routes.IntroductionUnder the bill, the Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to conduct a study on the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists along truck routes. Such study would be required to include, at a minimum: 1) a review of the impact of tolling policies on the use of truck routes and the designation of truck routes, if appropriate; 2) the number of crashes involving pedestrians and bicyclists on truck routes within the last five years, disaggregated by truck route, crash types, causes, vehicle types, and whether such crashes involved a fatality or serious injury; 3) a review of policies and strategies utilized to increase pedestrian and bicyclist safety on truck routes, including street redesign, and the status of any pending policies and strategies; 4) recommendations for improving safety on truck routes, including best practices for roadway design, operations, and sustainable delivery practices to reduce conflicts between pedestrians, bicyclists, and trucks; 5) recommendations for outreach to the trucking industry; and 6) recommendations for implementing safety technology. DOT would be required to post the study online and submit copies to the Mayor and Council no later than June 30, 2016.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available