Speak Up: Crosstown bike Lanes, Traffic Safety and more on Transportation Committee Agenda

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November 15 Thursday 6:30 p.m. NEW DATE
351 West 42nd Street, Piano Room

1. Discussion: DOT cross town bike lanes between W. 39th Street and W. 55th Street
2. Hudson River Park Trust: Pier 57
3. Discussion: Street name change at W. 57th Street re pedestrian death
4. Discussion: Manhattan Core Parking text Amendment
5. Discussion: Traffic Crash Legislation ( see below)
6. Discussion: Dangerous Subway grids on Eighth Avenue

Res 1435-2012: “Resolution calling on the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department to revise the Department’s patrol guide section regarding police response to motor vehicle accidents that result in death or serious injury likely to result in death to reflect the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law • requirement that police investigate all accidents involving serious physical injury or death, as defined by the Penal Law.” 
• Res 1436-2012: “Resolution calling on the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department to revise the Department’s patrol guide to ensure that any time a motor vehicle causes a bicyclist to be injured, regardless of whether or not there was contact between the vehicle and bicycle, all of the motor vehicle’s identifying and insurance information is provided to the responding officer and made available to the injured cyclist.”  
• Res 1434-2012: “Resolution calling on the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department to train at least five police officers, including a traffic enforcement officer, in each precinct to conduct thorough investigations of vehicle accidents resulting in serious injuries. 
 • Int 0900-2012: “A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the creation of a traffic crash investigation task force to analyze traffic data, traffic laws, and traffic crash investigation policies and procedures.”  
.• Int 0903-2012: “A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring the police department to post certain precinct-related information on the department’s website.”  
• Int 0904-2012: “A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting about traffic crashes.”
 
 

 

 

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