assembly Bill A4855

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates an extra transfer for pay-per-ride Metrocard users

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May 15, 2012 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 04, 2012 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 08, 2011 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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A4855 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3839
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง1277-b, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A367, S2092
2015-2016: A2607, S3228
2017-2018: A3439, A9627
2019-2020: A2481
2021-2022: A1283

A4855 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing two automatic free transfers for riders using pay-per-ride Metrocards.

A4855 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4855

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. DINOWITZ, JACOBS, COLTON, WEISENBERG, TITONE,
  BENEDETTO, MILLMAN, N. RIVERA  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  ARROYO,  AUBRY, GOTTFRIED, HIKIND, MALLIOTAKIS, MARKEY, PHEFFER, SALA-
  DINO -- read once and  referred  to  the  Committee  on  Corporations,
  Authorities and Commissions

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.  The  public  authorities  law  is amended by adding a new
section 1277-b to read as follows:
  S 1277-B. TRANSFERS ALLOWED FOR PAY-PER-RIDE  METROCARD  USERS.    THE
METROPOLITAN  TRANSPORTATION  AUTHORITY  (MTA)  AS DEFINED UNDER SECTION
TWELVE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THIS TITLE SHALL BE  REQUIRED  TO  PROVIDE
RIDERS WITH PAY-PER-RIDE METROCARDS TWO AUTOMATIC FREE TRANSFERS BETWEEN
SUBWAY  AND  BUS,  OR  BETWEEN  BUSES.  FOR  THE PURPOSE OF THIS SECTION
PAY-PER-RIDE METROCARDS SHALL MEAN CARDS SOLD WHERE PURCHASERS  PAY  FOR
INDIVIDUAL RIDES FOR TRAVEL ON THE NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY SYSTEM; NEW YORK
CITY  TRANSIT  BUSES, INCLUDING ROUTES OPERATED BY OTHER OPERATORS UNDER
CONTRACT TO THE MTA; MTA BUS, AND MTA LONG ISLAND BUS SYSTEMS; THE  PATH
SUBWAY  SYSTEM; THE ROOSEVELT ISLAND TRAM; AIRTRAIN JFK; AND WESTCHESTER
COUNTY BEE-LINE BUS SYSTEM ON WHICH THE  CUSTOMER  ELECTRONICALLY  LOADS
FARES  WHETHER  THE  CARD  IS  SOLD  BY  THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION
AUTHORITY, ANY  OF  SUCH  AUTHORITIES  AUTHORIZED  AGENTS,  NEIGHBORHOOD
MERCHANTS OR PURCHASED THROUGH ANY EMPLOYER TRANSIT PROGRAMS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07603-01-1