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File #: Int 1842-2020    Version: * Name: Requiring the DOT to conduct borough-specific transit studies.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/8/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of transportation to conduct borough-specific transit studies
Sponsors: Costa G. Constantinides, I. Daneek Miller
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to conduct a transit study in each of the five boroughs and to publish recommendations to the council and mayor to address transit issues identified in each borough. The bill requires DOT to consult with local community boards and any appropriate federal, state and local agencies in furtherance of such studies and recommendations.
Indexes: Report Required, Sunset Date Applies
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1842, 2. Int. No. 1842, 3. January 8, 2020 - Charter Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Charter Meeting 1-8-20, 5. Minutes of the Charter Meeting - January 8, 2020

Int. No. 1842

 

By Council Members Constantinides and Miller

 

A Local Law in relation to requiring the department of transportation to conduct borough-specific transit studies

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Borough transit studies. a. The commissioner shall conduct a transit study in each of the five boroughs. Such borough-specific transit studies shall:

1. Review the transit conditions of each neighborhood in such borough;

2. Identify areas of such borough in need of alternatives to existing transportation options; and

3. Include consultation from each community board within such borough and any relevant federal, state and local agencies and authorities, which may include, but need not be limited to, the New York city transit authority.

b. Report. One year after the enactment date of this local law, the commissioner shall submit to the mayor and the speaker of the council and shall publish on the department’s website the findings of the transit study in each borough and recommendations for addressing any issues identified by such study.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law and expires and is deemed repealed one year after the submission of the final report required by section one of this local law.  IS

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