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File #: Int 0315-2014    Version: Name: Truck route compliance study.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 4/29/2014
Enactment date: 6/16/2015 Law number: 2015/057
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a truck route compliance study
Sponsors: Paul A. Vallone, Margaret S. Chin, Andrew Cohen, Vincent J. Gentile, Vanessa L. Gibson, Peter A. Koo, Antonio Reynoso, Deborah L. Rose, James Vacca, Daniel R. Garodnick, Alan N. Maisel, Costa G. Constantinides, Helen K. Rosenthal, Carlos Menchaca, Stephen T. Levin, James G. Van Bramer, Maria Del Carmen Arroyo, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, I. Daneek Miller, Inez D. Barron, Ben Kallos, Rory I. Lancman, Brad S. Lander, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 24
Summary: Under 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.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 315-A, 2. Int. No. 315 - 4/29/14, 3. Committee Report 3/3/15, 4. Hearing Testimony 3/3/15, 5. Hearing Transcript 3/3/15, 6. Committee Report 5/26/15, 7. Hearing Transcript 5/26/15, 8. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 9. May 27, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 10. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-27-15, 11. Fiscal Impact Statement, 12. Mayor's Letter, 13. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 27, 2015, 14. Local Law 57
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
6/16/2015APaul A. Vallone City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/16/2015APaul A. Vallone Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/16/2015APaul A. Vallone Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/27/2015APaul A. Vallone City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/27/2015APaul A. Vallone City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2015*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2015*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2015*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Transportation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/26/2015APaul A. Vallone Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/2015*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/2015*Paul A. Vallone Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2014*Paul A. Vallone City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/29/2014*Paul A. Vallone City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 315-A
 
By Council Members Vallone, Chin, Cohen, Gentile, Gibson, Koo, Reynoso, Rose, Vacca, Garodnick, Maisel, Constantinides, Rosenthal, Menchaca, Levin, Van Bramer, Arroyo, Rodriguez, Miller, Barron, Kallos, Lancman, Lander and Ulrich.
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a truck route compliance study
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subchapter 3 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section 19-178.1 to read as follows:
       § 19-178.1 Truck route compliance study. The department shall conduct a study of compliance with the rules of the city of New York by truck drivers related to truck routes. Such study shall also include locations where large numbers of truck drivers routinely operate off designated truck routes, which may include areas identified by council members and community boards. Based on the study, the department shall institute measures designed to increase truck route compliance based on best practices for roadway design and operations, 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, as appropriate, and education and outreach to the trucking industry. The department shall post on the department's website and submit to the speaker of the council such study, including the locations of such measures, no later than January 1, 2017.
§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.
 
LF/KET 5/19/15 5:50PM
LS # 880/2014