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File #: Int 1118-2013    Version: * Name: Bus rapid transit plan.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 7/24/2013
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a bus rapid transit plan.
Sponsors: Brad S. Lander, Gale A. Brewer, Margaret S. Chin, Letitia James, Rosie Mendez, Donovan J. Richards, Deborah L. Rose, Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Vincent J. Gentile
Council Member Sponsors: 9
Int. No. 1118
 
By Council Members Lander, Brewer, Chin, James, Mendez, Richards, Rose, Rodriguez and Gentile
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to a bus rapid transit plan.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
      Section 1.  Title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new chapter 8 to read as follows:
CHAPTER 8 - BUS RAPID TRANSIT
      § 19-801  Bus rapid transit plan.  Not more than two years after the effective date of this section, the department shall, following consultation with the metropolitan transit authority and with input from the public, submit to the council, the borough presidents and the community boards and post on the department's website a plan to create a citywide network of bus rapid transit lines connecting the boroughs of the city of New York.  Such plan shall include, but not be limited to: (1) identifying areas of the city in need of additional rapid transit options, (2) priority corridors for additional intra-borough and inter-borough bus rapid transit lines serving those areas that the department intends to establish in the ten years following the release of such plan, (3) strategies for integration with current and future rapid transit and ferry lines in the region and (4) the anticipated capital and operating costs of such additional bus rapid transit lines.      
§ 2. This local law shall take effect immediately.
 
 
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