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File #: Int 0653-2011    Version: * Name: Requiring signs at shared bicycle and pedestrian paths.
Type: Introduction Status: Filed
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 8/17/2011
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring signs at shared bicycle and pedestrian paths.
Sponsors: Letitia James, Rosie Mendez, Jumaane D. Williams, Jessica S. Lappin, Robert Jackson, Michael C. Nelson, Peter A. Koo
Council Member Sponsors: 7
Int. No. 653
 
By Council Members James, Mendez, Williams, Lappin, Jackson, Nelson and Koo
 
 
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring signs at shared bicycle and pedestrian paths.
 
 
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 19-187 to read as follows:
§19-187 Shared bicycle and pedestrian paths. On any path that is used by both pedestrians and bicyclists that is under the jurisdiction of the department or another city agency, the department or such other city agency that has jurisdiction over such path shall post at prominent locations signs warning bicyclists to go slow and to yield to pedestrians.  Such signs shall be posted at regular intervals as determined by the department or such other city agency but shall be no more than one hundred feet from the start of such path and no more than five hundred additional feet for each additional sign.  The provisions of this section shall apply regardless of whether or not bicyclists and pedestrians share the same portion of such path.
§2. This local law shall take effect ninety days following enactment.
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