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File #: Int 0002-2006    Version: * Name: Place a stop sign/traffic control signal at each end of every pedestrian overpass in NYC.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 2/1/2006
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the City of New York, in relation to requiring the placement of a stop sign or traffic control signal at each end of every pedestrian overpass in New York City.
Sponsors: Tony Avella, Leroy G. Comrie, Jr., James F. Gennaro, Letitia James, G. Oliver Koppell, Annabel Palma
Council Member Sponsors: 6

Int. No. 2

 

By Council Members Avella, Comrie, Gennaro, James, Koppell, and Palma

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the City of New York, in relation to requiring the placement of a stop sign or traffic control signal at each end of every pedestrian overpass in New York City.

 

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 19-180 to read as follows:

                     §19-180.  Pedestrian overpasses.  All pedestrian walkways situated above roadways in the city of New York shall have stop signs or traffic control signals at each end of such overpass in order to control motor vehicle traffic on streets with which they intersect.  The department shall evaluate and install at such locations either a stop sign or a traffic control signal, whichever the department deems to be appropriate, based upon the volume of relevant motor vehicle traffic and the sight-lines of persons emerging from such overpasses.

                     §2.  This local law shall take effect one hundred eighty days after it is enacted into law.

 

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