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File #: Int 2208-2021    Version: * Name: Requiring the DOT to develop a map of current bicycle infrastructure conditions.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 1/28/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to develop a map of current bicycle infrastructure conditions
Sponsors: Carlina Rivera , Kalman Yeger , Ben Kallos
Council Member Sponsors: 3
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Transportation to create a searchable map that shows all of the City’s bike lanes as well as conditions present in bike lanes including obstructions caused by street construction, maintenance or repair, weather and other hazards.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2208, 2. Int. No. 2208, 3. January 28, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 1-28-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - January 28, 2021

Int. No. 2208

 

By Council Members Rivera, Yeger and Kallos

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the department of transportation to develop a map of current bicycle infrastructure conditions

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 1 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-159.5 to read as follows:

§ 19-159.5. Map of current bicycle infrastructure conditions. a. No later than October 1, 2021, and on the first day of each month thereafter, the department shall make available on its website a searchable map of every bicycle lane in the city.

b. Such map shall include:

1. The location of any bicycle lane that is obstructed, in whole or in part, by street construction, maintenance or repair, or pursuant to any permit issued by an agency of the city, where such obstruction persists for a period of 14 days or longer;

2. The location of any temporary bicycle lane, as set forth in section 19-159.3;

3. Following any emergency weather declaration, the location of any bicycle lane that is obstructed, in whole or in part, by hazardous conditions including snow, ice and flooding, and weather specific recommendations for cycling in such conditions;

4. Locations exhibiting a pattern of crashes involving pedestrians and/or cyclists, as set forth in section 19-181;

5. The location of any bicycle lanes that exist in space shared with pedestrian paths;

6. The location of bicycle lane features that may lead to conflict with vehicles or other hazards, including, but not limited to narrow lane widths, high vehicle speeds or traffic volumes, and nonstandard lane or intersection designs;

7. The location of any active street resurfacing or reconstruction projects;

8. The location of any other potentially hazardous conditions present in bicycle lanes known to the department;

9. The location of all bicycle parking infrastructure;

10. The location of docks for bicycle share programs, and real time bicycle availability data, if available;

11. The locations of and information on any streets closed to vehicle traffic and open to bicycle travel;

12. The location of and information on businesses or other entities that provide bicycle repair, maintenance or other related services;

13. Information on reporting bicycle lane issues to appropriate agencies;

14. Reports of bicycle lane issues made through the 311 system;

15. Any bicycle traffic volume data collected by the department on an annual or more frequent basis; and

16. Information on planned bicycle lane projects for new or existing lanes.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

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LS #12268

1/22/21