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File #: Int 1457-2019    Version: Name: Bicyclists following pedestrian control signals.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted (Mayor's Desk for Signature)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/28/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to bicyclists following pedestrian control signals
Sponsors: Carlos Menchaca, Carlina Rivera , Justin L. Brannan, Keith Powers , Mark Treyger, Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 6
Summary: This bill would establish that bicyclists crossing a roadway at an intersection must follow pedestrian control signals except where otherwise indicated by traffic control devices. However, bicyclists will be required to yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.
Indexes: Agency Rule-making Required
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1457-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1457, 3. Int. No. 1457, 4. February 28, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 6/12/19, 6. Hearing Testimony 6/12/19, 7. Hearing Transcript 6/12/19, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1457-A - 8/2/19, 9. Committee Report 7/22/19, 10. Hearing Transcript 7/22/19, 11. July 23, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 12. Fiscal Impact Statement, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 7-23-19
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7/22/2019*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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6/12/2019*Carlos Menchaca Committee on Transportation Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
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2/28/2019*Carlos Menchaca City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/28/2019*Carlos Menchaca City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1457-A

 

By Council Members Menchaca, Rivera, Brannan, Powers, Treyger and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to bicyclists following pedestrian control signals

 

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 new section 19-195.1 to read as follows:

§ 19-195.1 Bicyclist rights and duties at an intersection. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Crosswalk. The term “crosswalk” means that part of a roadway, whether marked or unmarked, which is included within the extension of the sidewalk lines between opposite sides of the roadway at an intersection.

Intersection. The term “intersection” means the same as such term is defined in section 120 of the vehicle and traffic law or successor provision.

Pedestrian. The term “pedestrian” means the same as such term is defined in section 130 of the vehicle and traffic law or successor provision.

b. A person operating a bicycle while crossing an intersection shall follow pedestrian control signals except where otherwise indicated by traffic control devices, and provided that such person shall yield to pedestrians in the crosswalk.

c. The commissioner may promulgate such rules and regulations necessary to effectuate this section.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except that the commissioner shall take such measures as are necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, prior to such date. 

 

ENB/JJD

LS#991

LS #5748/Int. No. 1072-2016

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