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File #: Int 0964-2015    Version: * Name: A study to be conducted by the DOT determining the feasibility of building a light rail system in the city of NY.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 10/15/2015
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to a study to be conducted by the department of transportation determining the feasibility of building a light rail system in the city of New York
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Margaret S. Chin, Elizabeth S. Crowley, Corey D. Johnson, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, Andrew Cohen
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct a one-time study determining the feasibility of building a light rail system in New York City. The study would include recommendations for building a light rail route that would increase mass transit in the areas within New York City that have been identified as lacking mass transit options.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 964, 2. October 15, 2015 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 3. Committee Report 11/12/15, 4. Hearing Testimony 11/12/15, 5. Hearing Transcript 11/12/15
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12/31/2017*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/12/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/12/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
10/15/2015*Ydanis A. Rodriguez City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 964

 

By Council Members Rodriguez, Chin, Crowley, Johnson, Koo, Mendez, Richards, Rose and Cohen

 

A Local Law in relation to a study to be conducted by the department of transportation determining the feasibility of building a light rail system in the city of New York

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

                     Section 1.  The commissioner of the department of transportation of the city of New York shall conduct a study determining the feasibility of developing a light rail system within the city of New York. Such study shall include recommendations related to light rail options that would increase access to mass transit in areas that have been identified as lacking adequate mass transit options.

                     § 2.  Such study shall be submitted to the mayor and the council and posted on the website of the department of transportation within one year, if feasible, but in no event later than two years, after enactment of this local law.

                     § 3. This local law shall take effect immediately.

 

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