S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 10, 2013
Introduced by Sen. GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- recom-
mitted to the Committee on Transportation in accordance with Senate
Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to allowing two
automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 1266 of the public authorities law is amended by
adding a new subdivision 3-b to read as follows:
3-B. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, THE AUTHORITY SHALL
ESTABLISH A FARE TRANSFER POLICY THAT MAY BE AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME.
SUCH POLICY SHALL PROVIDE ANY PERSON WHO PAYS A FARE OR RATE WITH AT
LEAST TWO TRANSFERS AT NO COST BETWEEN ANY SUBWAY AND BUS, OR BETWEEN
BUSES THAT ARE OWNED AND OPERATED BY THE AUTHORITY. SUCH TRANSFERS SHALL
BE VALID FOR TWO HOURS FROM THE TIME SUCH FARE OR RATE IS COLLECTED BY
THE AUTHORITY AT A TRANSIT FACILITY.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.