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|Jan 08, 2020||referred to transportation|
|May 20, 2019||referred to transportation|
senate Bill S6150
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Transportation Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
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S6150 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6150 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6150 SPONSOR: GOUNARDES TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the transportation law and the public authorities law, in relation to full mass transit accessibility for facilities operated by the metropolitan transportation authority PURPOSE: This bill will require the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) take steps to ensure full accessibility of subway stations operated by the Authority no later than 2034. The bill also requires certain infor- mation be made available to the public to assist them in locating acces- sible subway stations. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the transportation law by adding section 15-d to estab- lish guidelines for subway station accessibility renovations. The section provides that that 50 additional subway stations, beyond the number of stations currently accessible, shall be made accessible within
S6150 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ S. 6150 A. 7753 2019-2020 Regular Sessions S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y May 20, 2019 ___________ IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. GOUNARDES, RAMOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, L. ROSENTHAL, CARROLL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions AN ACT to amend the transportation law and the public authorities law, in relation to full mass transit accessibility for facilities operated by the metropolitan transportation authority THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The transportation law is amended by adding a new section 15-d to read as follows: § 15-D. ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION. 1. THE NEW YORK CITY ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM SHALL INCLUDE ACCESS BY INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILI- TIES TO RAPID TRANSIT SERVICES THROUGH THE RENOVATION OF AN ADDITIONAL FIFTY SUBWAY STATIONS OPERATED BY THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (THE "AUTHORITY"), BEYOND THE NUMBER OF STATIONS CURRENTLY ACCESSIBLE WITHIN FIVE YEARS AS PART OF THE AUTHORITY'S TWO THOUSAND TWENTY - TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR CAPITAL PROGRAM, AND ONE HUNDRED THIR- TY NEW ACCESSIBLE STATIONS AS PART OF THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE - TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-NINE CAPITAL PROGRAM, AS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SECTION. 2. THE AUTHORITY SHALL DEVELOP CRITERIA TO DETERMINE HOW TO BEST PRIORITIZE SUBWAY STATIONS FOR ACCESSIBILITY IMPROVEMENTS. THE CRITERIA SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO: CITYWIDE GEOGRAPHIC COVERAGE; TRANSIT TRANSFER OPTIONS; ANNUAL RIDERSHIP VOLUME; CENSUS TRACT DATA FOR SENIOR AND DISABLED POPULATIONS AND PERCENTAGE OF THOSE POPULATIONS IN POVERTY; RESIDENTIAL DENSITY OF SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS; AND PROXIMITY TO MEDICAL CENTERS, SCHOOLS, PARKS, BUSINESS DISTRICTS, CULTURAL HUBS AND SENIOR CENTERS. SUCH CRITERIA SHALL BE MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE AS EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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