Please note: this meeting has been deferred.
Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation (inactive) Agenda status: Deferred
Meeting date/time: 4/26/2021 Deferred Minutes status: Deferred  
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Int 1811-2019 *Keith Powers   Creation of a theatre district zone.IntroductionThis bill would create a Theatre District zone on streets surrounding Times Square in Manhattan. In the zone, the Department of Transportation would be required to establish additional pedestrian flow zones where necessary to accommodate demand for pedestrian space. The department would also have the authority to add new designated activity zones for commercial activities. The bill would also clarify that persons engaged in designated activities are deemed to be engaged in such activities for the entirety of their interactions with the public for the purpose of providing commercial activity.   Action details Not available
Int 2253-2021 *Corey D. Johnson PreconsideredMicro-distribution centers for distributing goods via sustainable modes of transportation.IntroductionThe bill would require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a request for expressions of interest (RFEI) from entities interested in facilitating, operating or using micro-distribution centers and to seek feedback on potential challenges and opportunities. Before December 31, 2022, DOT would be required to report on the RFEI, and the feedback received, and make recommendations to the Council and the Mayor as to how the City can encourage and facilitate micro-distribution centers. Following the release of the report, DOT would be required to establish a micro-distribution center pilot program.   Action details Not available
Int 2277-2021 *Keith Powers  PreconsideredTruck loading zones.IntroductionThe bill would require that all permits of 180 days or more for a street segment with a truck loading zone carry a stipulation that such zone may not be occupied or obstructed. In the event that permitted work necessitates a loading zone obstruction, the Department of Transportation (DOT) may require that the applicant maintain a temporary loading zone, and revoke a permit or refuse to renew a permit for non-compliance. The bill would also amend the Administrative Code to prohibit the use of city-issued parking placards in certain spaces in the central business district of Manhattan, including truck-loading zones. The bill would also codify new and existing regulations for truck loading zones and commercial parking meter areas, including those related to how such spaces are metered or reserved and the lengths of time that they may be occupied, and would allow DOT to authorize cargo bicycles or other sustainable modes to use loading zones and to create reduced rates for zero emission vehicles.   Action details Not available
Int 2279-2021 *Antonio Reynoso PreconsideredExpanding loading zones.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to create a public methodology for determining where loading zones are necessary to enhance safety and reduce traffic congestion. DOT would be required to create at least five loading zones annually in each neighborhood tabulation area that meets the department’s methodology, provided that no fewer than 500 total new loading zones are created citywide annually for the first three years following the effective date of the local law. By January 1, 2023, DOT would also be required to report on its progress toward implementing loading zones, and to publicly post the location of all loading zones citywide.   Action details Not available
Int 2280-2021 *Antonio Reynoso PreconsideredRequiring secure package storage in certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require a secure package storage area in any residential building constructed or undergoing major renovations on or after January 1, 2022. The package storage area could consist of a designated room or locker with access restricted to property personnel, tenants, subtenants and delivery service companies.   Action details Not available
Int 2281-2021 *Carlina Rivera  PreconsideredCreating an office of sustainable delivery systems and requiring large generator of truck traffic buildings to produce and implement a delivery and servicing plan.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of large commercial buildings that are over 500,000 gross square feet in size to produce and submit a delivery and servicing plan to the Department of Buildings (“DOB”), and to implement truck traffic mitigation interventions. The delivery and servicing plan would describe sustainability-focused efforts the building would take to reduce the total number of delivery and service trips to the site, including through delivery consolidation, off-peak deliveries and reservation systems, and providing access to loading docks and package storage facilities. The bill would also create an office of sustainable delivery systems within DOB, tasked with overseeing plan implementation and providing technical assistance to building owners developing delivery and service plans.   Action details Not available
Int 2282-2021 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez PreconsideredRedesigning the truck route network to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion and emissions.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to redesign the city’s truck route network to improve safety, increase visibility, reduce traffic congestion and emissions, and reduce vehicle miles traveled. In redesigning the network, this bill would require DOT to consult with City agencies, affected residents, and representatives from businesses, environmental and climate justice organizations, street safety organizations, industrial business zone administrators, and the trucking, logistics and last-mile delivery industries. The bill would also require that DOT implement daylighting at each intersection adjacent to the truck route network, and review and replace truck route signage where necessary.   Action details Not available
Res 1610-2021 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez PreconsideredChange the existing width restriction that makes most electric cargo bicycles illegal. (S.2757/A.6748)Resolution    Action details Not available