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File #: Int 1114-2013    Version: Name: A street design manual and to repeal subdivision d of section 19-180 of the administrative code of the city of New York as added by local law number 23 of 2008.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 7/24/2013
Enactment date: 12/17/2013 Law number: 2013/127
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a street design manual and to repeal subdivision d of section 19-180 of the administrative code of the city of New York as added by local law number 23 of 2008.
Sponsors: Daniel R. Garodnick, Letitia James, Peter A. Koo, Deborah L. Rose, Ruben Wills, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, James Vacca, James G. Van Bramer, Melissa Mark-Viverito, Gale A. Brewer, G. Oliver Koppell, David G. Greenfield, Vincent J. Gentile, James F. Gennaro, Eric A. Ulrich
Council Member Sponsors: 15
Attachments: 1. Int. No. 1114 - 7/24/13, 2. Committee Report 12/4/13, 3. Hearing Testimony 12/4/13, 4. Hearing Transcript 12/4/13, 5. Committee Report 12/9/13, 6. Hearing Transcript 12/9/13, 7. Fiscal Impact Statement, 8. Mayor's Letter, 9. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 12-10-13, 10. Local Law 127
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12/17/2013ADaniel R. Garodnick City Council Recved from Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/17/2013ADaniel R. Garodnick Mayor Signed Into Law by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/17/2013ADaniel R. Garodnick Mayor Hearing Held by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2013ADaniel R. Garodnick City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/10/2013ADaniel R. Garodnick City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2013*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2013*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2013ADaniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/9/2013ADaniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/4/2013*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/4/2013*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/4/2013*Daniel R. Garodnick Committee on Transportation Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/2013*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/24/2013*Daniel R. Garodnick City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 1114-A
 
By Council Members Garodnick, James, Koo, Rose, Wills, Rodriguez, Vacca, Van Bramer, Mark-Viverito, Brewer, Koppell, Greenfield, Gentile, Gennaro and Ulrich
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a street design manual and to repeal subdivision d of section 19-180 of the administrative code of the city of New York as added by local law number 23 of 2008.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
 
Section 1.  Section 19-180 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 11 of 2008 and amended by local law 12 of 2011, is renumbered as section 19-180.1.
§ 2. Subdivision c of section 19-180 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 23 of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
c. The performance indicators developed pursuant to this section shall be measured and reported citywide and by borough by the department [and], submitted in a written report to the speaker of the council and the mayor and posted on the department's official website by November 1st of each following calendar year. Where such report provides information for a key corridor, such report shall provide performance indicators before and after construction or project implementation. Such report shall include information for each indicator from the prior calendar year and shall describe departmental assessments about the projects where appropriate.
§ 3.  Subdivision d of section 19-180 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law number 23 of 2008, is hereby REPEALED.
§ 4. Subdivision b of section 19-182 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 12 of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
b. The first comprehensive traffic study and plans, including a schedule for implementing strategies for improving pedestrian safety generated by such study, shall be submitted to the mayor and speaker of the council and posted on the department's official website by the thirtieth day of november, two thousand and fifteen. Subsequent studies and plans shall be submitted to the mayor and speaker of the council and posted on the department's official website every five years thereafter by the thirtieth of november in such years.
§ 5. Subchapter 3 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-182.1 to read as follows:
      § 19-182.1 Comprehensive guidelines for the improvements of roads and sidewalks. a. Every four years, the department shall publish a manual of policies and design guidelines for the improvement of roads and sidewalks in the city of New York. The manual shall serve as a comprehensive resource for promoting higher quality street designs and more efficient project implementation. The manual shall cover a variety of topics related to street design, including but not limited to complete street design features, materials, street lighting, street furniture, and landscaping. For purposes of this section, "complete street design features" shall mean roadway design features that accommodate and facilitate convenient access and mobility by all users, including current and projected users, particularly pedestrians, bicyclists and individuals of all ages and abilities, and may include, but need not be limited to: sidewalks, paved shoulders suitable for use by bicyclists, lane striping, bicycle lanes, share the road signage, crosswalks, road diets, pedestrian control signalization, bus pull outs, curb cuts, raised crosswalks, ramps and traffic calming measures.
b. The manual of policies and design guidelines and any updates thereto shall be disseminated by electronic mail to other mayoral agencies, community boards, the speaker of the council and other city elected officials and posted on the department's official website by the thirtieth day of november, two thousand fifteen and every four years thereafter.
§ 6. This local law shall take effect immediately.
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