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File #: Int 1429-2019    Version: * Name: Requiring the DOT to consider placement of traffic enforcement agents in developing an interagency roadway safety plan.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/13/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to consider placement of traffic enforcement agents in developing an interagency roadway safety plan
Sponsors: Donovan J. Richards
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: Local Law 12 of 2011 requires the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to develop an interagency plan to improve roadway safety and reduce incidents of traffic injuries and fatalities. The plan must be updated every five years and submitted to the Mayor and the Council. The proposed legislation would require DOT to specifically consider placement of traffic enforcement agents in certain areas in developing suggestions as part of the interagency roadway safety plan.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1429, 2. Int. No. 1429, 3. February 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-13-19

Int. No. 1429

 

By Council Member Richards

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to consider placement of traffic enforcement agents in developing an interagency roadway safety plan

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Section 19-184 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 105 for the year 2013, is amended to read as follows:

§ 19-184 Interagency roadway safety plan. a. The department shall develop an interagency plan to improve roadway safety, which shall be designed to, among other things, reduce the [incidents] incidence of traffic violations, crashes, injuries and fatalities.

b. Such plan shall identify key agencies and groups that the department shall meet with at least monthly to work on improving roadway safety and shall include, but not be limited to:

[i.] 1. Proposed programs and initiatives to reduce traffic violations and to encourage traffic calming and safety measures;

[ii.] 2. Suggestions for behavioral modification to reduce crashes in the city, such as education and strategic traffic enforcement, including placement of traffic enforcement agents in certain areas;

[iii.] 3. A plan to increase collaboration between the department and the police department on roadway safety; and

[iv.] 4. A schedule for implementing the proposals contained in such plan.

c. The department shall issue such plan to the mayor and council [ninety] 90 days after the date on which the local law that added this section takes effect. Such report shall include, but not be limited to, the strategies for improving roadway safety, whether any strategies were implemented, and the status of such implementation.

d. Such plan shall be updated every five years and the first such updated plan shall be presented to the mayor and council no later than May 31, 2016, and on or before the same date every five years thereafter. Such updated plan shall include, but not be limited to, actions that have been taken to implement the prior plans submitted pursuant to this section, and the reasons that any actions that had been recommended by such prior plans [but not implemented] were not taken.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MHL

LS #8147

01/30/19