S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
I N S E N A T E
May 1, 2014
Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to removing
Hylan Boulevard from Bus Rapid Transit Phase I for purposes of owner
liability for failure to comply with bus lane restrictions
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Paragraph 4 of subdivision (c) of section 1111-c of the
vehicle and traffic law, as added by section 9 of part II of chapter 59
of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
4. "Bus Rapid Transit Phase I plan" shall mean the following [five]
FOUR bus rapid transit routes as designated by the New York city depart-
ment of transportation: Fordham Road, First/Second Avenue, Nostrand
Avenue, Thirty-Fourth Street, [Hylan Boulevard,] and an undesignated
route in the borough of Queens not to exceed ten miles. For purposes of
the Fordham Road and First/Second Avenue routes, the authorization of
this pilot program is limited to the designated bus lanes as mapped and
posted on the official metropolitan transportation authority website as
of June seventeenth, two thousand ten. Such designated bus lanes shall
not be extended, shifted to another roadway or altered in any other way.
Provided, however, that nothing shall prohibit the alteration or addi-
tion of any bus stops within such mapped routes.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately, provided that the amend-
ment to paragraph 4 of subdivision (c) of section 1111-c of the vehicle
and traffic law, made by section one of this act, shall not affect the
repeal of such section and shall be deemed repealed therewith.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.