File #: Int 2465-2021    Version: * Name: Notice requirements for certain transportation projects and the repeal of section 19-187 in relation thereto.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed (End of Session)
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 11/23/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notice requirements for certain transportation projects and the repeal of section 19-187 in relation thereto
Sponsors: Antonio Reynoso, Kalman Yeger , Brad S. Lander, Stephen T. Levin, Tiffany Cabán, James G. Van Bramer, Adrienne E. Adams, Mark Levine, Eric Dinowitz, Ben Kallos, Carlina Rivera , Kevin C. Riley, Carlos Menchaca, Karen Koslowitz, James F. Gennaro, Daniel Dromm , Ydanis A. Rodriguez, Vanessa L. Gibson, Keith Powers , Peter A. Koo, Oswald Feliz, Diana I. Ayala, Farah N. Louis, Eric A. Ulrich
Summary: This bill would consolidate the community board and council member notice requirement for bike lanes with the requirement for major transportation projects. This would create a single, uniform process for the department of transportation to provide notice of any street project.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2465, 2. Int. No. 2465, 3. November 23, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 11-23-21

Int. No. 2465

 

By Council Members Reynoso, Yeger, Lander, Levin, Cabán, Van Bramer, Adams, Levine, Dinowitz, Kallos, Rivera, Riley, Menchaca, Koslowitz, Gennaro, Dromm, Rodriguez, Gibson, Powers, Koo, Feliz, Ayala, Louis and Ulrich

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to notice requirements for certain transportation projects and the repeal of section 19-187 in relation thereto

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision a of section 19-101.2 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as added by local law 90 for the year 2009, is amended to read as follows:

a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms [shall be defined as follows] have the following meanings:

 [1. “]Affected council member(s) and community board(s)[”]. The term “affected council member(s) and community board(s)” [shall mean] means the council member(s) and community board(s) in whose districts a proposed major transportation project is to be located, in whole or in part.

Bicycle lane. The term “bicycle lane” shall mean a portion of the roadway that has been marked off or separated for the preferential or exclusive use of bicycles.

[2. “]Major transportation project[”]. The term “major transportation project” [shall mean] means any project, including a project to add or remove a bicycle lane, that[,] after construction will alter four or more consecutive blocks, or 1,000 consecutive feet of street, whichever is less, involving a major realignment of the roadway, including either removal of a vehicular lane(s) or full time removal of a parking lane(s) or addition of vehicular travel lane(s).

g. The department may implement its plan [fourteen or more days] after it sends an amended plan or notice that it will proceed with its original plan to the affected council member(s) and community board(s).

§ 2. Section 19-187 of the administrative code of the city of New York is REPEALED.

§ 3. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

JJD/EL

LS 10339

11/17/21