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Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/23/2019 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Committee Room - City Hall
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Int 0481-2018 *Daniel Dromm  Proposed Int. No. 481-AReporting data about electric bicycles.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD and the department of transportation, to compile and report data on electric bicycle and electric scooter usage.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0481-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Reporting data about electric bicycles.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD and the department of transportation, to compile and report data on electric bicycle and electric scooter usage.Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 0481-2018 *Daniel Dromm   Reporting data about electric bicycles.IntroductionThis bill would require the NYPD and the department of transportation, to compile and report data on electric bicycle and electric scooter usage.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1163-2018 *Carlina Rivera   Preserving bicycle lanes during street work.IntroductionThis bill would require holders of Department of Transportation permits that authorize construction or other work in or on a street to preserve affected bicycle lanes by maintaining the width of lanes by the greater of three quarters of their original width or four feet, and by installing, between the lanes and other vehicular traffic, protective barriers using materials and dimensions that the Department of Transportation may determine are appropriate under the circumstances. This bill would prohibit the mixing of bicycle and pedestrian traffic on affected bicycle lanes. This bill would also authorize the Department of Transportation to make exceptions to the requirements under certain circumstances, and would require the Department of Transportation to seek input from the affected district before proceeding with plans to alter a bicycle lane.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1163-2018 *Carlina Rivera   Preserving bicycle lanes during street work.IntroductionThis bill would require holders of Department of Transportation permits that authorize construction or other work in or on a street to preserve affected bicycle lanes by maintaining the width of lanes by the greater of three quarters of their original width or four feet, and by installing, between the lanes and other vehicular traffic, protective barriers using materials and dimensions that the Department of Transportation may determine are appropriate under the circumstances. This bill would prohibit the mixing of bicycle and pedestrian traffic on affected bicycle lanes. This bill would also authorize the Department of Transportation to make exceptions to the requirements under certain circumstances, and would require the Department of Transportation to seek input from the affected district before proceeding with plans to alter a bicycle lane.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1250-2018 *Fernando Cabrera   Operation of certain electric scooters.IntroductionThis bill would remove prohibitions in local law against the operation of certain electric scooters. The bill would allow for the use of electric scooters incapable of exceeding 15 miles per hour. The bill would also reduce fines for operating motorized scooters prohibited by local law, amend the law to provide that only motorized scooters operated in a manner that endangers safety or property are subject to impoundment and clarify that operators of electric scooters allowed by local law are subject to the laws applicable to bicycle operators.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1250-2018 *Fernando Cabrera   Operation of certain electric scooters.IntroductionThis bill would remove prohibitions in local law against the operation of certain electric scooters. The bill would allow for the use of electric scooters incapable of exceeding 15 miles per hour. The bill would also reduce fines for operating motorized scooters prohibited by local law, amend the law to provide that only motorized scooters operated in a manner that endangers safety or property are subject to impoundment and clarify that operators of electric scooters allowed by local law are subject to the laws applicable to bicycle operators.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1264-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Operation of certain electric bicycles.IntroductionThis bill would remove prohibitions in local law against the operation of certain electric bicycles. The bill would allow for the use of electric bicycles incapable of exceeding 20 miles per hour. The bill would also reduce fines for operating motorized bicycles prohibited by local law, provide that only motorized bicycles operated in a manner that endangers safety or property are subject to impoundment and clarify that operators of electric bicycles allowed by local law are subject to the laws applicable to bicycle operators.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1264-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Operation of certain electric bicycles.IntroductionThis bill would remove prohibitions in local law against the operation of certain electric bicycles. The bill would allow for the use of electric bicycles incapable of exceeding 20 miles per hour. The bill would also reduce fines for operating motorized bicycles prohibited by local law, provide that only motorized bicycles operated in a manner that endangers safety or property are subject to impoundment and clarify that operators of electric bicycles allowed by local law are subject to the laws applicable to bicycle operators.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1265-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Conversion program for pedal-assist electric bicycles.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to create a program to assist individuals with incomes not in excess of 200% of the federal poverty guidelines with the conversion of throttle-operated electric bicycles to pedal-assist electric bicycles. The bill would require DOT to consider any available public or private resources for the purpose of implementing the conversion program.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1265-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Conversion program for pedal-assist electric bicycles.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to create a program to assist individuals with incomes not in excess of 200% of the federal poverty guidelines with the conversion of throttle-operated electric bicycles to pedal-assist electric bicycles. The bill would require DOT to consider any available public or private resources for the purpose of implementing the conversion program.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1266-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Pilot program for shared electric scooters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to create a pilot program for the operation of shared electric scooters in New York City. This bill would provide that neighborhoods underserved by existing bike share programs or affected by the upcoming 2019 Canarsie Tunnel closure will be given priority in determining the geographic boundaries of the pilot program. The bill would also require that the Department of Transportation report to the Council on the progress of the program and would prohibit the operation of shared electric scooters without prior Department of Transportation approval.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1266-2018 *Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.  Pilot program for shared electric scooters.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to create a pilot program for the operation of shared electric scooters in New York City. This bill would provide that neighborhoods underserved by existing bike share programs or affected by the upcoming 2019 Canarsie Tunnel closure will be given priority in determining the geographic boundaries of the pilot program. The bill would also require that the Department of Transportation report to the Council on the progress of the program and would prohibit the operation of shared electric scooters without prior Department of Transportation approval.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available