senate Bill S4943B

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority to develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 10, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.715
substituted for a6235b
referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2021 amended on third reading (t) 4943b
May 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 20, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 19, 2021 1st report cal.1239
May 04, 2021 print number 4943a
May 04, 2021 amend and recommit to transportation
Feb 18, 2021 referred to transportation

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S4943 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6235
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§1269-b, 1266-e, 1266-d & 1204-e, Pub Auth L

S4943 - Summary

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority, in consultation with the Long Island Rail Road Commuter's Council, the Metro-North Rail Commuter's Council and the New York City Transit Authority Advisory Council to develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations.

S4943 - Sponsor Memo

S4943 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4943
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BIAGGI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Transportation
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  establishing
   a  standing  advisory committee within the metropolitan transportation
   authority to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges  and
   passenger stations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 1279-m to read as follows:
   §  1279-M.  PERMANENT  ADVISORY  COMMITTEE  ON  BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN
 ACCESS. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A  PERMANENT  ADVISORY  COMMITTEE
 WITHIN THE AUTHORITY TO STUDY, INVESTIGATE, MONITOR AND MAKE RECOMMENDA-
 TIONS  WITH  RESPECT  TO  THE MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT OF BICYCLE AND
 PEDESTRIAN ACCESS AT ALL BRIDGES AND PASSENGER STATIONS OPERATED BY  THE
 AUTHORITY.
   2.  SUCH  COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIST OF THIRTEEN MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE
 GOVERNOR, OF WHOM TWO SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON NOMINATION BY  THE  TEMPO-
 RARY  PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, TWO UPON NOMINATION BY THE SPEAKER OF THE
 ASSEMBLY, ONE UPON NOMINATION BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE  SENATE  AND
 ONE  UPON NOMINATION BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY. ALL MEMBERS
 SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF THREE YEARS, EXCEPT THAT, OF THE  TWO  MEMBERS
 FIRST  APPOINTED  UPON  NOMINATION  BY  THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT OF THE
 SENATE, ONE SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF TWO YEARS AND ONE SHALL SERVE  FOR
 A  TERM  OF ONE YEAR; OF THE TWO MEMBERS FIRST APPOINTED UPON NOMINATION
 BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, ONE SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF TWO  YEARS
 AND  ONE  SHALL SERVE FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR; AND, OF TWO OF THE MEMBERS
 FIRST APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR WITHOUT NOMINATION BY ANY OTHER  PERSON,
 TWO  SHALL  EACH  SERVE FOR A TERM OF TWO YEARS AND TWO SHALL EACH SERVE
 FOR A TERM OF ONE YEAR. ONE OF THE MEMBERS APPOINTED TO  THE  MANAGEMENT
 ADVISORY  BOARD  DIRECTLY  BY  THE  GOVERNOR  SHALL BE DESIGNATED BY THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S4943A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6235
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§1269-b, 1266-e, 1266-d & 1204-e, Pub Auth L

S4943A - Summary

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority, in consultation with the Long Island Rail Road Commuter's Council, the Metro-North Rail Commuter's Council and the New York City Transit Authority Advisory Council to develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations.

S4943A - Sponsor Memo

S4943A - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4943--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI,  ADDABBO,  GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES, JACKSON,
   MYRIE, RAMOS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be
   committed to the Committee on Transportation -- committee  discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee

 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to  establishing
   a  standing  advisory committee within the metropolitan transportation
   authority to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges  and
   passenger stations
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public authorities law  is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 section 1279-m to read as follows:
   §  1279-M.  PERMANENT  ADVISORY  COMMITTEE  ON  BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN
 ACCESS. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED A  PERMANENT  ADVISORY  COMMITTEE
 WITHIN THE AUTHORITY TO STUDY, INVESTIGATE, MONITOR AND MAKE RECOMMENDA-
 TIONS  WITH  RESPECT  TO  THE MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENT OF BICYCLE AND
 PEDESTRIAN ACCESS AT ALL BRIDGES AND PASSENGER STATIONS OPERATED BY  THE
 AUTHORITY AND TRIBOROUGH BRIDGE AND TUNNEL AUTHORITY.
   2. SUCH COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIST OF THIRTEEN MEMBERS WHO SHALL BE BICY-
 CLISTS  AND PEDESTRIANS WHO REGULARLY USE THE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OF
 SUCH AUTHORITIES. FIVE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY  THE  GOVERNOR  AND
 SHALL RESIDE IN DIFFERENT COUNTIES OR CITY BOROUGHS WITHIN THE METROPOL-
 ITAN  COMMUTER  TRANSPORTATION  DISTRICT AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT, TWO
 MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,  TWO
 MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED UPON NOMINATION BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
 THE SENATE, TWO UPON NOMINATION BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, ONE UPON
 NOMINATION  BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE SENATE AND ONE UPON NOMINATION
 BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEMBLY. ALL MEMBERS SHALL  SERVE  FOR  A
 TERM  OF  THREE  YEARS,  EXCEPT THAT, OF THE TWO MEMBERS FIRST APPOINTED
 UPON NOMINATION BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT  OF  THE  SENATE,  ONE  SHALL
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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S4943B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6235
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§1269-b, 1266-e, 1266-d & 1204-e, Pub Auth L

S4943B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the metropolitan transportation authority, in consultation with the Long Island Rail Road Commuter's Council, the Metro-North Rail Commuter's Council and the New York City Transit Authority Advisory Council to develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle and pedestrian access at its bridges and passenger stations.

S4943B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4943B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  4943--B
     Cal. No. 1239
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 18, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  BIAGGI,  ADDABBO,  GIANARIS,  GOUNARDES, JACKSON,
   MYRIE, RAMOS, SERRANO -- read twice  and  ordered  printed,  and  when
   printed  to be committed to the Committee on Transportation -- commit-
   tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
   mitted  to  said  committee -- reported favorably from said committee,
   ordered to first and  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,
   amended  and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of
   third reading
 
 AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to requiring the
   metropolitan transportation authority to develop  a  strategic  action
   plan  to  improve  bicycle  and  pedestrian  access at its bridges and
   passenger stations
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.    The  metropolitan  transportation  authority  shall, in
 consultation with the Long Island  Rail  Road  Commuter's  Council,  the
 Metro-North Rail Commuter Council and the New York City Transit Authori-
 ty  Advisory Council, develop a strategic action plan to improve bicycle
 and pedestrian access at bridges, stations and other facilities operated
 by the authority or its affiliates or subsidiaries. One component of the
 strategic action plan shall be to develop and monitor  capital  projects
 to allow for and/or expand bicycle access on all bridges operated by the
 authority or its affiliates or subsidiaries, provide for bicycle parking
 at all passenger stations operated by the authority or its affiliates or
 subsidiaries, and, where feasible, expand bicycle access on equipment as
 such  term  is  defined  in  paragraph  5  of section 1261 of the public
 authorities law. The strategic action plan shall also include  a  review
 of  the  authority's  and  the  Triborough bridge and tunnel authority's
 capital program plans in effect on and after January first, two thousand
 twenty, to determine the impact of such projects on bicycle  and  pedes-
 trian access and shall include any proposed amendments and modifications
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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