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File #: Int 1132-2018    Version: * Name: Requiring the installation of reflective material on bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 9/26/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the installation of reflective material on bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts
Sponsors: Deborah L. Rose
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install reflective material—defined as material that is capable of reflecting light and that is in compliance with the manual on uniform traffic control devices and the New York supplement to the manual on uniform traffic control devices—on bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts. DOT would be required to annually install the material on at least 250 bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts in each borough.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1132, 2. Int. No. 1132, 3. September 26, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 09-26-2018, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - September 26, 2018

Int. No. 1132

 

By Council Member Rose

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the installation of reflective material on bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-148.1 to read as follows:

§ 19-148.1 Reflective material on bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts.

a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Bollard. The term “bollard” has the same meaning as is ascribed to such term in section 18-155 of the administrative code of the city of New York.

Curb. The term “curb” has the same meaning as is ascribed to such term in section 111 of the vehicle and traffic law.

Post. The term “post” means a piece of wood, metal or other material set upright in the ground and used as a marker or to support a sign.

Reflective Material. The term “reflective material” means material that is capable of reflecting light and that is in compliance with the manual on uniform traffic control devices and the New York supplement to the manual on uniform traffic control devices.

Roundabout. The term “roundabout” has the same meaning as is ascribed to such term in either section 140-d of the vehicle and traffic law or in the manual on uniform traffic control devices.

b. The department shall install reflective material on bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts situated in streets in the city. The department shall complete such installation at a rate of no fewer than 250 new installations per year in each borough of the city until all such bollards, curbs, posts, and roundabouts bear such reflective material. Such reflective material shall be installed and maintained to the satisfaction of the department.

c. The commissioner may promulgate such rules as may be necessary for the administration of this section.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 90 days after it becomes law.

 

 

 

 

 

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