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File #: Int 1829-2017    Version: * Name: Requiring the DOT to post information online regarding scheduled and requested street maintenance and traffic control changes.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 12/19/2017
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to post information online regarding scheduled and requested street maintenance and traffic control changes
Sponsors: Steven Matteo
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation to post information on its website regarding scheduled or requested street maintenance, such as resurfacing and pothole repairs, and requested traffic control changes, such as speed limit changes. It supplements the existing requirement that the Department post information on its website regarding a street’s last resurfacing and current condition rating.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1829, 2. Int. No. 1829, 3. December 19, 2017 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files

Int. No. 1829

 

By Council Member Matteo

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to post information online regarding scheduled and requested street maintenance and traffic control changes

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 19-154 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 1 for the year 2012, is amended to read as follows:

§ 19-154 Publication of street [resurfacing] maintenance and traffic control information. [a.  The commissioner  shall  make  available  online  through  the  department’s  website information regarding the resurfacing and capital improvement of  city  blocks.  Such information shall include but not be limited to: (i)  what  year  city  blocks  were  last  resurfaced  or  received   capital  improvement;  (ii)  the  current  rating for city blocks pursuant to the  department’s street rating system as one of the following:  good,  fair,  or poor.

    b.  On  or  before  January  31,  2013,  the  information  required by  subdivision a of this section shall be searchable by city block.] The department shall post on its website certain information relating to street maintenance and traffic controls under the department’s jurisdiction. The department shall update such information at least monthly and shall, at a minimum, include the following:

1. The year of each city block’s last resurfacing;

2. The current rating for each city block’s street condition pursuant to the department’s street rating system as one of the following: good, fair or poor;

3. The date and location of each upcoming street maintenance project, including but not limited to milling, resurfacing, street cuts and repairs of potholes, cave-ins, hummocks and ponding conditions;

4. The status of requests relating to resurfacing or other street maintenance. Such status information shall include the date of the request, the location of the requested maintenance, the type of maintenance requested, any determination made by the department regarding such request and any completed or scheduled resurfacing or other street maintenance that addresses the request; and

5. The status of requests relating to changes in traffic flow, speed limits and other traffic control measures. Such status information shall include the date of the request, the location of the requested change, the change requested, any determination made by the department regarding such request and any completed or scheduled changes that address the request.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 180 days after it becomes law.

 

JJD

LS # 11823

12/4/2017 12:00 PM