assembly Bill A6375

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides that in N.Y. city flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route

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Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
Mar 20, 2015 referred to transportation

A6375 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S53
Current Committee:
Assembly Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง375, V & T L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7068
2017-2018: A3603, S22
2019-2020: A787, S466

A6375 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that in a city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be affixed to and displayed on buses operated on a bus rapid transit route.

A6375 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6375

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. QUART -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  providing
  that  in  a  city of one million or more flashing purple lights may be
  affixed to and displayed on buses operated  on  a  bus  rapid  transit
  route

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 41 of section 375 of the  vehicle  and  traffic
law is amended by adding a new paragraph 1-a to read as follows:
  1-A.  IN  A  CITY  WITH  A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE, FLASHING
PURPLE LIGHTS MAY BE AFFIXED TO AND DISPLAYED ON BUSES OPERATED ON A BUS
RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE. SUCH FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY BE USED EXCLUSIVELY
BY A BUS DRIVER AUTHORIZED BY THE APPLICABLE MASS TRANSIT AGENCY ON  ANY
BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE, PROVIDED THAT FLASHING PURPLE LIGHTS MAY NOT BE
UTILIZED ON ANY BUS OPERATING ON A BUS RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE WHERE THE BUS
FARE  IS  PAID  UPON  BOARDING. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, "BUS
RAPID TRANSIT ROUTE" SHALL INCLUDE ROUTES DESIGNATED AS SUCH BY THE  NEW
YORK  CITY  DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND THE APPLICABLE MASS TRANSIT
AGENCY, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THOSE ROUTES SPECIFIED IN  SECTION
ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEVEN-C OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01561-01-5

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