assembly Bill A5222A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to conducting a study on the feasibility of using the Triboro rail line as a public transit line co-mingling with freight service

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 13, 2022 print number 5222a
Apr 13, 2022 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 05, 2022 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 12, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Co-Sponsors

A5222 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3262
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A8272, S7124
2023-2024: A1934, S1086

A5222 - Summary

Relates to conducting a study on the feasibility of using the Triboro rail line as a public transit line co-mingling with freight services.

A5222 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5222
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. WALKER, BENEDETTO -- read once and referred to
   the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN ACT directing the metropolitan transportation authority to study  the
   feasibility  of  co-mingling public transit and freight service on the
   proposed Triboro line along the rail right-of-way running  from  Co-op
   City  in  the  Bronx,  through  Queens,  and terminating in Bay Ridge,
   Brooklyn
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. 1. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority shall conduct
 a study to explore the use of the Triboro  rail  line  as  a  co-mingled
 public  transit and freight line, exploring the reduction of travel time
 for residents and an increase in quality of life for outer borough resi-
 dents.
   2. The study shall  cover  the  full  extent  of  the  corridor  which
 includes  Amtrak's  ownership  in  the  Bronx  south  over the Hell Gate
 bridge, CSX's Fremont Secondary line south to Fresh Pond  Junction,  and
 the  Long  Island  Rail Road's Bay Ridge branch operated by New York and
 Atlantic Railway.
   3. Such study shall examine the challenges, opportunities, and  feasi-
 bility  of  co-mingling  public  transit  and  freight service along the
 Triboro rail line.
   4. Within one year of the effective date of this act, the Metropolitan
 Transportation Authority shall issue a report of  its  findings  on  the
 feasibility  and  benefits  of  co-mingling  public  transit and freight
 service along the Triboro rail line to the governor, the temporary pres-
 ident of the senate and the speaker of the assembly of the state of  New
 York.  Such report shall include, but not be limited to, the following:
   (a)  the  populations  served  and  ridership expected to benefit from
 public transit on the Triboro rail line;
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07453-01-1

Co-Sponsors

A5222A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3262
Current Committee:
Assembly Corporations, Authorities And Commissions
Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A8272, S7124
2023-2024: A1934, S1086

A5222A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to conducting a study on the feasibility of using the Triboro rail line as a public transit line co-mingling with freight services.

A5222A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5222--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 12, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  WALKER,  BENEDETTO,  REYES  -- read once and
   referred to the Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
   -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Corporations,  Authorities  and
   Commissions  in  accordance  with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN ACT directing the metropolitan transportation authority to study  the
   feasibility  of  co-mingling public transit and freight service on the
   proposed Triboro line along the rail right-of-way running  from  Co-op
   City  in  the  Bronx,  through  Queens,  and terminating in Bay Ridge,
   Brooklyn
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  1.  The  Metropolitan  Transportation Authority shall, in
 consultation with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and  the
 state  Department  of Transportation, conduct a study to explore the use
 of the Triboro rail line as a  co-mingled  public  transit  and  freight
 line,  exploring  the  reduction  of  travel  time  for residents and an
 increase in quality of life for outer borough residents.
   2. The study shall  cover  the  full  extent  of  the  corridor  which
 includes  Amtrak's  ownership  in  the  Bronx  south  over the Hell Gate
 bridge, CSX's Fremont Secondary line south to Fresh Pond  Junction,  and
 the  Long  Island  Rail Road's Bay Ridge branch operated by New York and
 Atlantic Railway.
   3. Such study shall examine the challenges, opportunities, and  feasi-
 bility  of  co-mingling  public  transit  and  freight service along the
 Triboro rail line.
   4. Within one year of the effective date of this act, the Metropolitan
 Transportation Authority shall issue a report of  its  findings  on  the
 feasibility  and  benefits  of  co-mingling  public  transit and freight
 service along the Triboro rail line to the governor, the temporary pres-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD07453-03-1