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File #: Int 1534-2019    Version: * Name: Installation of protected bicycle lanes.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 4/18/2019
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the installation of protected bicycle lanes
Sponsors: Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Carlina Rivera
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: Protected bicycle lanes have been proven to increase cycling and ensure the safety of New Yorkers who depend on cycling for commuting, work, and pleasure. This bill would require the Department of Transportation to increase the pace at which it installs protected bicycle lanes to 100 miles per year for the next six years, providing safe infrastructure for an environmentally friendly transportation method.
Indexes: Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1534, 2. Int. No. 1534, 3. April 18, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 4-18-19, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - April 18, 2019

Int. No. 1534

 

By Council Members Rodriguez and Rivera

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the installation of protected bicycle lanes

 

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 a new section 19-187.1 to read as follows:

§ 19-187.1 Protected bicycle lanes. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section, the term “protected bicycle lane” means a path intended for the use of bicycles that is separated from motorized traffic by a vertical delineation or physical barrier.

b. The department shall install, on an annual basis, at least 100 miles of protected bicycle lanes.

§ 2. This local law takes effect on January 1, 2020 and remains in effect until January 1, 2026, when it is deemed repealed.                     

 

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LS 2167, 9534

03/13/2019