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File #: Int 0950-2012    Version: * Name: Traffic calming measures on streets adjacent to public housing buildings.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 10/11/2012
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to traffic calming measures on streets adjacent to public housing buildings.
Sponsors: James Vacca, Gale A. Brewer, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., Mathieu Eugene, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, G. Oliver Koppell, Annabel Palma, Deborah L. Rose, Jumaane D. Williams, Ruben Wills, Margaret S. Chin, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Daniel J. Halloran III
Council Member Sponsors: 14
Int. No. 950
 
By Council Members Vacca, Brewer, Comrie, Eugene, James, Koo, Koppell, Palma, Rose, Williams, Wills, Chin, Rodriguez and Halloran
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to traffic calming measures on streets adjacent to public housing buildings.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      Section 1. Section 19-177 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new subdivision d to read as follows:
      d. Notwithstanding the aforementioned provisions of this section, the official speed limit for a vehicle in the city of New York on all streets adjacent to residential developments operated by the New York city housing authority shall be twenty miles per hour. The commissioner shall post a sign that states such speed limit at locations to be determined by the department. The department shall also install at least one traffic calming device on streets adjacent to such residential developments. "Traffic calming device" shall have the same meaning as it does in section 19-183 of this code.
      ยง2. This local law shall take effect ninety days after its enactment into law.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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