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File #: Int 0754-2012    Version: * Name: Creation of guidelines for traffic calming devices.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/18/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of guidelines for traffic calming devices.
Sponsors: James Vacca, Margaret S. Chin, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Letitia James, Karen Koslowitz, Rosie Mendez, Michael C. Nelson, Annabel Palma, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel J. Halloran III, Peter A. Koo, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Int. No. 754
 
By Council Members Vacca, Chin, Comrie, James, Koslowitz, Mendez, Nelson, Palma, Williams, Wills, Rodriguez, Halloran, Koo and Ulrich
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of guidelines for traffic calming devices.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivision b of section 19-183 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to read as follows:
b. The department shall establish guidelines governing the approval and placement of traffic calming devices. Such guidelines shall consider whether such traffic calming devices would be installed adjacent to a school or in a location where a high percentage of seniors use the streets, such as locations adjacent to senior centers and nursing homes, and any other locations as determined by the department. Such guidelines shall list the conditions under which the installation of such traffic calming device may be appropriate. Such guidelines shall be distributed to any entity upon request and shall be published on the department's website. The department shall establish such guidelines on or before March 7, 2012.     
ยง2. This local law shall take effect immediately after its enactment into law.
 
 
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