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File #: Int 0584-2014    Version: * Name: Providing e-mail and text message notifications regarding major transportation projects.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 12/8/2014
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing e-mail and text message notifications regarding major transportation projects.
Sponsors: Jumaane D. Williams, Margaret S. Chin, Costa G. Constantinides, Mathieu Eugene, Vanessa L. Gibson, Peter A. Koo, Rosie Mendez, Annabel Palma, Deborah L. Rose, I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 10
Summary: Under the bill, the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) would be required to offer e-mail and text message notifications regarding major transportation projects—those that will alter four or more consecutive blocks or 1,000 consecutive feet of street and involving a major realignment of the roadway—to interested individuals, Council Members, and Community Boards.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 584
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
12/31/2017*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Filed (End of Session)  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2014*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/8/2014*Jumaane D. Williams City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
Int. No. 584
By Council Members Williams, Chin, Constantinides, Eugene, Gibson, Koo, Mendez, Palma, Rose and Miller
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing e-mail and text message notifications regarding major transportation projects.
 
 
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Section 19-101.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section k to read as follows:
k. The department shall ensure that the website of the department or a website operated by the department of information technology and telecommunications permits individuals to sign up to receive text message and/or e-mail notifications relating to major transportation projects. Individuals shall be permitted to limit their receipt of such notifications by, at minimum, borough, street, and cross street. Affected council member(s) and community board(s) shall be signed up automatically to receive notifications relating to major transportation projects, but shall be permitted to opt out of such receipt.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect 180 days after its enactment.
 
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LS 2631/2014