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File #: Int 1848-2020    Version: * Name: Parking at senior centers.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/8/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to parking at senior centers
Sponsors: Paul A. Vallone, Karen Koslowitz
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This legislation would require the Department of Transportation to designate handicap parking and loading zones for Access-a-Ride customers adjacent to Department for the Aging senior centers.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1848, 2. Int. No. 1848, 3. January 8, 2020 - Charter Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Charter Meeting 1-8-20

Int. No. 1848

 

By Council Members Vallone and Koslowitz

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to parking at senior centers

 

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 by adding a new section 19-162.3 to read as follows:

§ 19-162.3 Permissible parking at senior centers. a. Definitions. For purposes of this section the following terms have the following meanings:

Access-a-ride. The term “access-a-ride” means the New York city paratransit public transportation service.

Handicap parking. The term “handicap parking” means reserved parking for persons with disabilities, including severe, permanent or temporary, and qualifying mobility impairment.

Loading zone. The term “loading zone” means an area of a street or parking lot indicating that spot is only to be used for the immediate loading or unloading of access-a-ride passengers.

Senior centers. The term “senior centers” means department for the aging contracted senior centers.

b. The department shall designate handicap parking and loading zones for customers of access-a-ride adjacent to every senior center.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law.

NJC

LS 1871

12/27/2019