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File #: Int 1510-2019    Version: * Name: Creating borough-based traffic request response teams.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 4/9/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to creating borough-based traffic request response teams
Sponsors: Rafael Salamanca, Jr., Diana Ayala , Andrew Cohen, Mark Gjonaj , Daniel Dromm , Francisco P. Moya, Adrienne E. Adams, Donovan J. Richards, Costa G. Constantinides, Robert F. Holden, Ruben Diaz, Sr., Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 12
Summary: This bill would require the New York City Department of Transportation to assign staff to respond to traffic requests in each borough. The number of staff members for each borough would be proportionate to the volume of traffic requests in the borough. The traffic request response staff members would be responsible for responding to traffic requests in their assigned borough within three months of submission of the request, if practicable.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1510, 2. Int. No. 1510, 3. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-9-19, 4. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 9, 2019

Int. No. 1510

 

By Council Members Salamanca, Ayala, Cohen, Gjonaj, Dromm, Moya, Adams, Richards, Constantinides, Holden, Diaz and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to creating borough-based traffic request response teams

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-159.2 to read as follows:

§ 19-159.2 Traffic request response teams. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “traffic request” means a request submitted to the department relating to the review of vehicular traffic or a traffic calming device, as defined in section 19-193, or an alteration to a street, as defined in section 1-112, or a sidewalk, as defined in section 19-101.

b. The commissioner shall assign department staff to each borough tasked with responding to traffic requests in such borough, provided that the staffing level of each borough’s traffic request response staff shall be proportionate to the volume of traffic requests in such borough. Traffic request response staff shall respond to traffic requests within three months of submission to the extent practicable.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

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