Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/15/2016 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: Attachments for Oversight, Attachments - Int. No. 401, Attachments - Int. No. 1072, Attachments - Int. No. 1117, Attachments - Int. No. 1177, Attachments - Int. No. 1285, Attachments - Int. No. 1124-A
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T2016-5148 *  Oversight - Making cycling and walking safer and more efficient.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2016-5148 *  Oversight - Making cycling and walking safer and more efficient.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0401-2014 *Carlos Menchaca Requiring the dept of parks and recreation and the dept of transportation to study the installation of bike share stands in or near parks.IntroductionThe bill would require Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks and Recreation to examine the possibility of installing bike share stations in or near parks, including possible regulatory barriers, the financial benefits and costs associated with installation, and the potential usage of the bike share program in or near parks.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0401-2014 *Carlos Menchaca Requiring the dept of parks and recreation and the dept of transportation to study the installation of bike share stands in or near parks.IntroductionThe bill would require Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks and Recreation to examine the possibility of installing bike share stations in or near parks, including possible regulatory barriers, the financial benefits and costs associated with installation, and the potential usage of the bike share program in or near parks.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1072-2016 *Carlos Menchaca Bicyclists following pedestrian control signals.IntroductionThis bill would establish that bicyclists crossing a roadway at an intersection must follow pedestrian control signals when local law, rule or regulation provides that those signals supersede traffic control signals. However, bicyclists will be required to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1072-2016 *Carlos Menchaca Bicyclists following pedestrian control signals.IntroductionThis bill would establish that bicyclists crossing a roadway at an intersection must follow pedestrian control signals when local law, rule or regulation provides that those signals supersede traffic control signals. However, bicyclists will be required to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1117-2016 *James G. Van Bramer Operating a bicycle for a commercial purpose.IntroductionCommercial bicyclists—those operating a bicycle on behalf of a business—and businesses utilizing the services of commercial bicyclists are subject to a number of safety and record-keeping requirements. These laws currently only apply to commercial bicyclists that are employees. The bill would amend these laws to cover commercial bicyclists that are classified as independent contractors.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1117-2016 *James G. Van Bramer Operating a bicycle for a commercial purpose.IntroductionCommercial bicyclists—those operating a bicycle on behalf of a business—and businesses utilizing the services of commercial bicyclists are subject to a number of safety and record-keeping requirements. These laws currently only apply to commercial bicyclists that are employees. The bill would amend these laws to cover commercial bicyclists that are classified as independent contractors.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1124-2016 *Costa G. ConstantinidesProposed Int. No. 1124-AEstablishing an electric vehicle charging station pilot program.IntroductionThe bill would require the City to install at least twenty-five electric vehicle charging stations in publicly accessible locations by March 1, 2018, with at least two stations in every borough, as part of a pilot program. The Electric Vehicle Advisory Committee would monitor the results of the program and make recommendations related to the installation of electric vehicle charging stations in the city, including the feasibility of on-street electric vehicle charging. The pilot would expire on March 1, 2020.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1124-2016 *Costa G. Constantinides Establishing an electric vehicle charging station pilot program.IntroductionThe bill would require the City to install at least twenty-five electric vehicle charging stations in publicly accessible locations by March 1, 2018, with at least two stations in every borough, as part of a pilot program. The Electric Vehicle Advisory Committee would monitor the results of the program and make recommendations related to the installation of electric vehicle charging stations in the city, including the feasibility of on-street electric vehicle charging. The pilot would expire on March 1, 2020.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1124-2016 *Costa G. Constantinides Establishing an electric vehicle charging station pilot program.IntroductionThe bill would require the City to install at least twenty-five electric vehicle charging stations in publicly accessible locations by March 1, 2018, with at least two stations in every borough, as part of a pilot program. The Electric Vehicle Advisory Committee would monitor the results of the program and make recommendations related to the installation of electric vehicle charging stations in the city, including the feasibility of on-street electric vehicle charging. The pilot would expire on March 1, 2020.Amended by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1124-2016 ACosta G. Constantinides Establishing an electric vehicle charging station pilot program.IntroductionThe bill would require the City to install at least twenty-five electric vehicle charging stations in publicly accessible locations by March 1, 2018, with at least two stations in every borough, as part of a pilot program. The Electric Vehicle Advisory Committee would monitor the results of the program and make recommendations related to the installation of electric vehicle charging stations in the city, including the feasibility of on-street electric vehicle charging. The pilot would expire on March 1, 2020.Approved by CommitteePass Action details Not available
Int 1177-2016 *Helen K. Rosenthal Requiring a study on the feasibility of implementing Barnes dance pedestrian crossing systems in dangerous intersections.IntroductionA “Barnes dance” is a method of coordinating traffic and pedestrian control signals so there is a period in which traffic is halted in all directions, allowing pedestrians to cross in any direction, including diagonally. The bill would require the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of implementing Barnes dances in the 25 most dangerous intersections in the City and to report its finding to the Council no later than December 1, 2016.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1177-2016 *Helen K. Rosenthal Requiring a study on the feasibility of implementing Barnes dance pedestrian crossing systems in dangerous intersections.IntroductionA “Barnes dance” is a method of coordinating traffic and pedestrian control signals so there is a period in which traffic is halted in all directions, allowing pedestrians to cross in any direction, including diagonally. The bill would require the Department of Transportation to study the feasibility of implementing Barnes dances in the 25 most dangerous intersections in the City and to report its finding to the Council no later than December 1, 2016.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1285-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Study on reducing crowding in locations with heavy pedestrian volume.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Transportation to study ten locations with heavy pedestrian traffic and develop strategies for the alleviation of overcrowding.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1285-2016 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez Study on reducing crowding in locations with heavy pedestrian volume.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Transportation to study ten locations with heavy pedestrian traffic and develop strategies for the alleviation of overcrowding.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available