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Meeting Name: Committee on Transportation Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/5/2021 11:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: REMOTE HEARING (VIRTUAL ROOM 1)
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Int 1811-2019 *Keith Powers   Creation of a theatre district safety zone.IntroductionThis bill would create a pedestrian safety zone in the Theatre District in Manhattan. In the zone, the Department of Transportation would be required to establish additional pedestrian flow zones to accommodate demand and would have the authority to add new designated activity zones or adjust existing zones. The bill would require that persons engaged in designated activities be deemed to be engaged in such activities for the entirety of their interactions with the public for the purpose of offering goods, services, or entertainment. The bill would also require the creation of an interagency working group to ensure communication and coordination on issues related to designated activities conducted in the Theatre District safety zone.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1811-2019 *Keith Powers   Creation of a theatre district safety zone.IntroductionThis bill would create a pedestrian safety zone in the Theatre District in Manhattan. In the zone, the Department of Transportation would be required to establish additional pedestrian flow zones to accommodate demand and would have the authority to add new designated activity zones or adjust existing zones. The bill would require that persons engaged in designated activities be deemed to be engaged in such activities for the entirety of their interactions with the public for the purpose of offering goods, services, or entertainment. The bill would also require the creation of an interagency working group to ensure communication and coordination on issues related to designated activities conducted in the Theatre District safety zone.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1819-2019 *Robert F. Holden  Street markings indicating locations of fire hydrants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to mark the location of each fire hydrant next to a street by painting a symbol in the middle of the street directly across from the hydrant. These markings are intended to allow the Fire Department to find the nearest fire hydrant quickly when responding to an emergency.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 1819-2019 *Robert F. Holden  Street markings indicating locations of fire hydrants.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation to mark the location of each fire hydrant next to a street by painting a symbol in the middle of the street directly across from the hydrant. These markings are intended to allow the Fire Department to find the nearest fire hydrant quickly when responding to an emergency.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2253-2021 *Corey D. Johnson  Creating a pilot program to establish micro-distribution centers for distributing goods via sustainable modes of transportation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to establish a pilot program that creates at least 12 micro-distribution centers. The micro-distribution centers would each be at least 800 square feet, and would be used exclusively for transferring goods from commercial vehicles to sustainable modes of transportation such as cargo bicycles, electric vehicles, or hand trucks for final distribution. The bill would require electric vehicle charging infrastructure at a minimum of three centers, and that DOT create a reservation system for access to the centers.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2253-2021 *Corey D. Johnson  Creating a pilot program to establish micro-distribution centers for distributing goods via sustainable modes of transportation.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to establish a pilot program that creates at least 12 micro-distribution centers. The micro-distribution centers would each be at least 800 square feet, and would be used exclusively for transferring goods from commercial vehicles to sustainable modes of transportation such as cargo bicycles, electric vehicles, or hand trucks for final distribution. The bill would require electric vehicle charging infrastructure at a minimum of three centers, and that DOT create a reservation system for access to the centers.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2277-2021 *Keith Powers   Commercial loading zones.IntroductionThis bill would require that all commercial loading zones are controlled by a muni-meter, extend the number of hours that commercial vehicles can park in loading zones from 3 to 8 hours, and set parking rates for commercial vehicles using commercial loading zones. In addition, the bill prohibits parking with a city-issued parking permit other than a permit issued to individuals with disabilities in commercial loading zones in the area south of and including 60th street in Manhattan and enables the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to authorize cargo bicycles to park in commercial loading zones. The bill would also require construction permit applicants to either maintain access to existing commercial loading zones or create a temporary loading zone where construction staging must occupy or otherwise inhibit the use of an existing commercial loading zone.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2277-2021 *Keith Powers   Commercial loading zones.IntroductionThis bill would require that all commercial loading zones are controlled by a muni-meter, extend the number of hours that commercial vehicles can park in loading zones from 3 to 8 hours, and set parking rates for commercial vehicles using commercial loading zones. In addition, the bill prohibits parking with a city-issued parking permit other than a permit issued to individuals with disabilities in commercial loading zones in the area south of and including 60th street in Manhattan and enables the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to authorize cargo bicycles to park in commercial loading zones. The bill would also require construction permit applicants to either maintain access to existing commercial loading zones or create a temporary loading zone where construction staging must occupy or otherwise inhibit the use of an existing commercial loading zone.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2279-2021 *Antonio Reynoso  Expanding commercial loading zones.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to designate as commercial loading zones at least 25% of curb space available for parking in select census tracts and zoning districts. DOT would be given discretion to determine that the designation of commercial loading zones in a particular census tract is not necessary because of local conditions such as access to existing loading berths or commercial vehicle parking, provided that such determination is explained in writing and posted on the DOT’s website, submitted to the speaker of the council and to any affected council member and community board.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2279-2021 *Antonio Reynoso  Expanding commercial loading zones.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to designate as commercial loading zones at least 25% of curb space available for parking in select census tracts and zoning districts. DOT would be given discretion to determine that the designation of commercial loading zones in a particular census tract is not necessary because of local conditions such as access to existing loading berths or commercial vehicle parking, provided that such determination is explained in writing and posted on the DOT’s website, submitted to the speaker of the council and to any affected council member and community board.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2280-2021 *Antonio Reynoso  Requiring secure package storage in certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require a secure package storage area in any residential building constructed or undergoing major renovations on or after January 1, 2022. The package storage area could consist of a designated room or locker with access restricted to property personnel, tenants, subtenants and delivery service companies.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2280-2021 *Antonio Reynoso  Requiring secure package storage in certain buildings.IntroductionThis bill would require a secure package storage area in any residential building constructed or undergoing major renovations on or after January 1, 2022. The package storage area could consist of a designated room or locker with access restricted to property personnel, tenants, subtenants and delivery service companies.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2281-2021 *Carlina Rivera   Creating an office of sustainable delivery systems and requiring large generator of truck traffic buildings to produce and implement a delivery and servicing plan.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of large commercial buildings that are over 500,000 gross square feet in size to produce and submit a delivery and servicing plan to the Department of Buildings (“DOB”), and to implement truck traffic mitigation interventions. The delivery and servicing plan would describe sustainability-focused efforts the building would take to reduce the total number of delivery and service trips to the site, including through delivery consolidation, off-peak deliveries and reservation systems, and providing access to loading docks and package storage facilities. The bill would also create an office of sustainable delivery systems within DOB, tasked with overseeing plan implementation and providing technical assistance to building owners developing delivery and service plans.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2281-2021 *Carlina Rivera   Creating an office of sustainable delivery systems and requiring large generator of truck traffic buildings to produce and implement a delivery and servicing plan.IntroductionThis bill would require owners of large commercial buildings that are over 500,000 gross square feet in size to produce and submit a delivery and servicing plan to the Department of Buildings (“DOB”), and to implement truck traffic mitigation interventions. The delivery and servicing plan would describe sustainability-focused efforts the building would take to reduce the total number of delivery and service trips to the site, including through delivery consolidation, off-peak deliveries and reservation systems, and providing access to loading docks and package storage facilities. The bill would also create an office of sustainable delivery systems within DOB, tasked with overseeing plan implementation and providing technical assistance to building owners developing delivery and service plans.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2282-2021 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Redesigning the truck route network to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion and emissions.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to redesign the city’s truck route network to improve safety, increase visibility, reduce traffic congestion and emissions, and reduce vehicle miles traveled. In redesigning the network, this bill would require DOT to consult with City agencies, affected residents, and representatives from businesses, environmental and climate justice organizations, street safety organizations, industrial business zone administrators, and the trucking, logistics and last-mile delivery industries. The bill would also require that DOT implement daylighting at each intersection adjacent to the truck route network, and review and replace truck route signage where necessary.Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Int 2282-2021 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Redesigning the truck route network to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion and emissions.IntroductionThis bill would require the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) to redesign the city’s truck route network to improve safety, increase visibility, reduce traffic congestion and emissions, and reduce vehicle miles traveled. In redesigning the network, this bill would require DOT to consult with City agencies, affected residents, and representatives from businesses, environmental and climate justice organizations, street safety organizations, industrial business zone administrators, and the trucking, logistics and last-mile delivery industries. The bill would also require that DOT implement daylighting at each intersection adjacent to the truck route network, and review and replace truck route signage where necessary.Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1610-2021 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Change the existing width restriction that makes most electric cargo bicycles illegal. (S.2757/A.6748)Resolution Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Not available
Res 1610-2021 *Ydanis A. Rodriguez  Change the existing width restriction that makes most electric cargo bicycles illegal. (S.2757/A.6748)Resolution Laid Over by Committee  Action details Not available