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File #: Int 1061-2018    Version: * Name: Installing radar speed display signs in school zones.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 8/8/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to installing radar speed display signs in school zones
Sponsors: Mark Gjonaj , Robert F. Holden, Carlos Menchaca, Andrew Cohen, Kalman Yeger , Eric A. Ulrich, Justin L. Brannan, Margaret S. Chin, Donovan J. Richards, Rory I. Lancman, Deborah L. Rose, Stephen T. Levin, Diana Ayala , The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Barry S. Grodenchik, Mark Levine
Council Member Sponsors: 16
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation to install radar speed display signs in school zones. These signs measure an oncoming vehicle’s speed and displays it in LED lights.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1061, 2. Int. No. 1061, 3. August 8, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Committee Report 8/15/18, 5. Hearing Testimony 8/15/18, 6. Hearing Transcript 8/15/18

Int. No. 1061

 

By Council Members Gjonaj, Holden, Menchaca, Cohen, Yeger, Ulrich, Brannan, Chin, Richards, Lancman, Rose, Levin, Ayala, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Grodenchik and Levine

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to installing radar speed display signs in school zones

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. 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 19-177.1 to read as follows:

§19-177.1 Installation of radar speed display signs. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meaning:

Radar speed display sign. The term “radar speed display sign” means a traffic control device that uses a radar to determine an oncoming vehicle’s speed and then displays the speed as the vehicle approaches.

School. The term “school” means any buildings, grounds, facilities, property, or portion thereof in which educational instruction is provided to at least 250 students at or below the twelfth grade level.

b. Installation of radar speed display signs around schools. As soon as practicable and by no later than October 31, 2018, the commissioner shall install radar speed display signs so that there is at least one radar speed display sign adjacent to every school in the city.

§2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

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LS #7644

07/27/18