senate Bill S6962

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to offsetting publicly available parking spaces replaced by designated bus lanes or removed by capital projects in the city of New York

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to transportation
Dec 01, 2017 referred to rules

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S6962 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8858
Current Committee:
Senate Transportation
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§1111-c & 1642, V & T L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S2488, A801

S6962 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to offsetting publicly available parking spaces replaced by designated bus lanes or removed by capital projects in the city of New York and requires a public hearing to be held prior to eliminating such parking spaces.

S6962 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6962 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6962

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 1, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  offsetting
  publicly  available parking spaces replaced by designated bus lanes or
  removed by capital projects in the city of New York  and  requiring  a
  public hearing to be held prior to eliminating such parking spaces

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

  Section 1. Section 1111-c of the vehicle and traffic law is amended by
adding a new subdivision (m) to read as follows:
  (M) 1. THE CITY OF NEW  YORK  SHALL  OFFSET  EACH  PUBLICLY  AVAILABLE
COMMERCIAL  OR  RESIDENTIAL  PARKING  SPACE REPLACED BY A DESIGNATED BUS
LANE IN ANY BUS RAPID TRANSIT PROGRAM ROUTE IMPLEMENTED  AFTER  NOVEMBER
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN BY DEDICATING AN EQUAL QUANTITY OF PUBLIC-
LY AVAILABLE COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL PARKING SPACES WITHIN A ONE BLOCK
RADIUS FOR EACH PARKING SPACE THAT IS ELIMINATED OR REMOVED.
  2.  PRIOR TO ELIMINATING OR REMOVING ANY PUBLICLY AVAILABLE COMMERCIAL
OR RESIDENTIAL PARKING SPACE, THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL CONVENE NO LESS
THAN ONE PUBLIC  HEARING  WITHIN  THE  BOUNDS  OF  THE  COMMUNITY  BOARD
AFFECTED NO LESS THAN THIRTY DAYS PRIOR TO SUCH DETERMINATION TO CONSID-
ER  ALTERNATIVE PARKING REPLACEMENTS. THE CITY OF NEW YORK SHALL PROVIDE
A MINIMUM OF FOURTEEN DAYS' NOTICE BEFORE EACH HEARING,  PLACING  NOTICE
IN A PROMINENT LOCATION ON THE PUBLIC WEBSITE OF THE AGENCY WITH PRIMARY
RESPONSIBILITY FOR MANAGING THE PROJECT.
  § 2. Paragraph 2 of subdivision (a) of section 1642 of the vehicle and
traffic law is amended to read as follows:
  2.  (I) Parking, standing, stopping and backing of vehicles; PROVIDED,
HOWEVER, THAT ANY CITY HAVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION OR MORE  SHALL
DEDICATE  AN EQUAL QUANTITY OF PUBLICLY AVAILABLE COMMERCIAL OR RESIDEN-
TIAL PARKING SPACES FOR EACH PARKING SPACE ELIMINATED OR  REMOVED  BY  A
CAPITAL PROJECT INITIATED AFTER NOVEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN.

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

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