File #: Int 0417-2022    Version: * Name: Notice requirements for certain transportation projects and the repeal of section 19-187 in relation thereto.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
On agenda: 5/19/2022
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: Lincoln Restler, Shekar Krishnan, Diana I. Ayala, Keith Powers , Rita C. Joseph, Eric Dinowitz, Farah N. Louis, Erik D. Bottcher, Tiffany Cabán, Christopher Marte, Julie Won, Kevin C. Riley, Jennifer Gutiérrez, Sandy Nurse, Pierina Ana Sanchez, Chi A. Ossé, Shahana K. Hanif, Julie Menin, Crystal Hudson, Alexa Avilés, Kristin Richardson Jordan, Gale A. Brewer, Shaun Abreu, Lynn C. Schulman, (by request of the Brooklyn Borough President), (by request of the Queens Borough President), (by request of the Bronx Borough President), (by request of the Manhattan Borough President)
Council Member Sponsors: 24
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. 417, 2. Int. No. 417, 3. May 19, 2022 - Stated Meeting Agenda, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-19-22, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 19, 2022

Int. No. 417

 

By Council Members Restler, Krishnan, Ayala, Powers, Joseph, Dinowitz, Louis, Bottcher, Cabán, Marte, Won, Riley, Gutiérrez, Nurse, Sanchez, Ossé, Hanif, Menin, Hudson, Avilés, Richardson Jordan, Brewer, Abreu and Schulman (by request of the Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx and Manhattan Borough Presidents)

 

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. Subdivisions a and g 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, are 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.

 

 

 

 

Session 12

EJL

LS 2429/8181

4/11/22

 

Session 11

JJD/EJL

LS 10339

Int. 2465-2021