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Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 10/24/2019 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers - City Hall
Jointly with the Committee on Public Safety
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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T2019-5231 *   Oversight - Vision Zero, Cyclist Safety, and Police Department Enforcement.Oversight Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
T2019-5231 *   Oversight - Vision Zero, Cyclist Safety, and Police Department Enforcement.Oversight Filed, by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0769-2018 *Carlos Menchaca  Warning notice for missing bicycle equipment.IntroductionThis bill would allow notices of violations issued to bicyclists for operating a bicycle without equipment required by state and local law to be canceled if the bicyclist can show that the bicycle contains the required equipment within 48 hours of the notice of violation being issued.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 0769-2018 *Carlos Menchaca  Warning notice for missing bicycle equipment.IntroductionThis bill would allow notices of violations issued to bicyclists for operating a bicycle without equipment required by state and local law to be canceled if the bicyclist can show that the bicycle contains the required equipment within 48 hours of the notice of violation being issued.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1354-2019 *Robert F. Holden  Requiring certain spillage prevention equipment on concrete mixer trucks and volumetric concrete mixers.IntroductionThis bill would require all concrete mixing trucks and volumetric concrete mixers operating in New York City to be equipped with chute shutters or similar devices to prevent the spillage of concrete and materials used to mix concrete by no later than January 1, 2020.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1354-2019 *Robert F. Holden  Requiring certain spillage prevention equipment on concrete mixer trucks and volumetric concrete mixers.IntroductionThis bill would require all concrete mixing trucks and volumetric concrete mixers operating in New York City to be equipped with chute shutters or similar devices to prevent the spillage of concrete and materials used to mix concrete by no later than January 1, 2020.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1435-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Use of back seat safety belts.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would create a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of up to $50 for back seat passengers sixteen years or over not using a safety belt and/or for drivers who fail to ensure safety belt use of their back seat passengers sixteen years or over, other than those drivers transporting passengers for hire pursuant to a Taxi and Limousine Commission license. The proposed legislation would exempt buses, including school buses, and authorized emergency vehicles, mirroring provisions in State law. It would also exempt passengers with a physically disabling condition duly certified by a physician that would prevent safety belt use, and provide an affirmative defense for passengers of for hire vehicles that the vehicle in which they are a traveling lacks a visible, accessible, and working back seat safety belt.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1435-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Use of back seat safety belts.IntroductionThe proposed legislation would create a traffic infraction punishable by a fine of up to $50 for back seat passengers sixteen years or over not using a safety belt and/or for drivers who fail to ensure safety belt use of their back seat passengers sixteen years or over, other than those drivers transporting passengers for hire pursuant to a Taxi and Limousine Commission license. The proposed legislation would exempt buses, including school buses, and authorized emergency vehicles, mirroring provisions in State law. It would also exempt passengers with a physically disabling condition duly certified by a physician that would prevent safety belt use, and provide an affirmative defense for passengers of for hire vehicles that the vehicle in which they are a traveling lacks a visible, accessible, and working back seat safety belt.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1763-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Motor vehicles overtaking cyclists.IntroductionThis bill would require operators of motor vehicles to maintain a minimum distance of 3 feet when overtaking cyclists, and making a violation of this section a traffic infraction punishable by a fine not to exceed $50.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1763-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Motor vehicles overtaking cyclists.IntroductionThis bill would require operators of motor vehicles to maintain a minimum distance of 3 feet when overtaking cyclists, and making a violation of this section a traffic infraction punishable by a fine not to exceed $50.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1789-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez PreconsideredSide guardsIntroductionSide guards are vehicle-based safety devices that prevent pedestrians, cyclists, and others from being caught in the otherwise exposed space between the front and rear axles of large vehicles. This bill would require all large vehicles operated pursuant to a contract with the City to be equipped with side guards by January 1, 2021. This bill would also expedite existing timelines for side guard implementation in the City fleet and for trade waste hauling vehicles from January 1, 2024 to January 1, 2021.Hearing on P-C Item by Comm  Action details Not available
Int 1789-2019 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Side guardsIntroductionSide guards are vehicle-based safety devices that prevent pedestrians, cyclists, and others from being caught in the otherwise exposed space between the front and rear axles of large vehicles. This bill would require all large vehicles operated pursuant to a contract with the City to be equipped with side guards by January 1, 2021. This bill would also expedite existing timelines for side guard implementation in the City fleet and for trade waste hauling vehicles from January 1, 2024 to January 1, 2021.P-C Item Laid Over by Comm  Action details Not available
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