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File #: Int 1394-2019    Version: * Name: City vehicles obstructing a bicycle lane, bus lane, sidewalk, crosswalk, or fire hydrant.
Type: Introduction Status: Laid Over in 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 city vehicles obstructing a bicycle lane, bus lane, sidewalk, crosswalk, or fire hydrant
Sponsors: Corey D. Johnson, Ritchie J. Torres, Margaret S. Chin, Laurie A. Cumbo, Mark Levine, Justin L. Brannan, Robert F. Holden, The Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Costa G. Constantinides
Council Member Sponsors: 8
Summary: This bill would prohibit official City vehicles from blocking a bike lane, bus lane, crosswalk, sidewalk, or fire hydrant unless it is an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1394, 2. Int. No. 1394, 3. February 13, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 2-13-19, 5. Committee Report 3/27/19, 6. Hearing Testimony 3/27/19

Int. No. 1394

By The Speaker (Council Member Johnson) and Council Members Torres, Chin, Cumbo, Levine, Brannan, Holden, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams) and Constantinides

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to city vehicles obstructing a bicycle lane, bus lane, sidewalk, crosswalk, or fire hydrant

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1. Subchapter two of chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended to add a new section 19-162.4 to read as follows:

§ 19-162.4. City vehicle obstructing a bicycle lane, bus lane, sidewalk, crosswalk, or fire hydrant. No vehicle operated on behalf of the city shall obstruct a bicycle lane, bus lane, sidewalk, crosswalk, or fire hydrant unless the operator of such vehicle is in the process of responding or preparing to respond to an incident posing a hazard to health and safety or a risk of damage to property.

§ 2. This local law takes effect in 30 days.

 

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