senate Bill S3262A

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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 23, 2021 1st report cal.412
Feb 17, 2021 print number 3262a
Feb 17, 2021 amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 28, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

Votes

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Feb 23, 2021 - Corporations, Authorities and Commissions committee Vote

S3262A
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S3262 - Details

Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7124

S3262 - 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.

S3262 - Sponsor Memo

S3262 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3262
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed 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.

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S3262A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7124

S3262A (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.

S3262A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3262A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3262--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 28, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
   and   Commissions  --  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-
 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:

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

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