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File #: Int 1981-2020    Version: * Name: Location of stations for active transportation
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 6/25/2020
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the location of stations for active transportation
Sponsors: Joseph C. Borelli, Kalman Yeger
Council Member Sponsors: 2
Summary: This bill would prohibit the siting of docks for shared bikes and other forms of shared non-vehicular transportation on sidewalks less than 10 feet wide.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1981, 2. Int. No. 1981, 3. June 25, 2020 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-25-20

Int. No. 1981

 

By Council Members Borelli and Yeger

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the location of stations for active transportation

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subchapter 3 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-199.2 to read as follows:

§ 19-199.2 Active transportation stations. a. Definitions. As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings:

Active transportation. The term “active transportation” means all non-vehicular methods of transportation that use a wheeled device propelled by human power. Such term also includes electric bicycles, electric skateboards and electric scooters.

Station. The term “station” means an outdoor structure that contains docks for multiple active transportation devices and facilitates the rental of such devices.

b. Location of stations. No active transportation station shall be sited on a sidewalk that is less than 10 feet wide, except that an active transportation station located on a sidewalk that is less than 10 feet wide at the time this local law takes effect may be maintained on such sidewalk.

§ 2. This local law takes effect 30 days after it becomes law.

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2/27/2020