Police Precincts Community Council Meetings, Resources
Midtown North Police Precinct -Mike Dougan (212) 767-8447
13th Police Precinct: (212) 477-7427
Midtown South Police Precinct – Paul Spano (212) 239-9846
10th Police Precinct: – Michael Petrillo – (212) 741-8226
PSA 4: (212) 375-9371
Manhattan Traffic Task Force : 212 239 2500
Port Authority Police Department: (212) 502-2504 ,800-828-PAPD (7273)
Collision Map (since 2011)
Collision Map (before 2009)
Bike Lanes & Resources
- Crosstown 20th and 21st Streets
- 9th Avenue 16th to 23rd Streets
- 9th Avenue 23rd to 31st Streets
- 8th Avenue Bank Street to 23rd Street
- 8th Avenue 23rd to 34th Streets
- DOT Bike resources ( parkings, rules, Safety, etc…)
- Transportation Alternatives Bike Rules
- Removal of derelict bikes by Sanitation
- NYC Bicycle Access to Buildings (Int 0871-2008)
- NYC Bicycles on Sidewalk (Int 0116-2002)
- NYC Protective Headgear for bicyclists (Int 0024-2006)
- NYC Posting of Bicycle Safety Procedures (Int 0058-2006)
- NYC laws to strengthen Delivery Bicyclists Oversight Intro. 783, Intro. 896-A, Intro. 683-A, Intro. 910-A
- NYC laws to ban electric delivery bikes Intro 1030, Intro 1026
State and City Rules of the Road and recent Laws
- NYC Traffic and Highway Rules
- NYS Traffic laws
- NYC Sightseeing busses’ amplified sound Law
- NYC DOT Performance Measurement reporting to reduce Congestion (Intro 199A)
- NYC Unattended Vehicles (Int 0947-2009)
- NYC Pedestrian Safety (Int 0567-2007)
- NYC Enforcement of Engine Idling ( Int 0040-2006)
- NYC Engine Idling Around Schools (Int 0631-2007)
- NYS Vehicle and Traffic Laws
- NYS Bus Permitting Law ( S04313B)
- NYC Rules on Bus permitting
- NYS Hayley Ng and Diego Martinez Law – Due Care Operation of a Motor Vehicle (A07917D)
- NYS Elle’s Law – Offense of vehicular Assault (S7485)
- NYC Guidelines for the approval and installation of certain traffic calming devices (Int 0376-2010)
- NYC Saving Lives through Information Law (Int 0370-2010
- NYC Law requiring the compilation of bicycle crash data.(Int 0374-2010)
- NYC law in relation to traffic study determinations (Int 0377-2010)
- NYS law requiring to building of Complete Streets (S5411A-2011)
- NYS law to authorize installation of speed cameras (A04327)
- NYS law to authorize the installation of red light cameras ( Article 24 – NY Vehicle and Traffic Law, #1111A)
- NYS law to authorize the installation of bus lane cameras ( Article 24 – NY Vehicle and Traffic Law, #1111C)
- NYC law : A law that would set the penalty for failing to yield to a pedestrian or cyclist from $50 to $250 and up to 15 days in jail. The bill would make it a misdemeanor for a driver to “make contact” with a pedestrian or cyclist who has the right of way, punishable by up to $500 in fines and 30 days in jail.
- NYC law : A law lowering the speed limit to 25 miles per hour on one-way streets, and requiring DOT to implement seven 20-mph slow zones and 50 20-mph school slow zones a year.
- NYC law : A law requiring DOT to study safety issues pertaining to left-hand turns by motorists and to recommend measures to reduce injuries and deaths to pedestrians and cyclists, possibly including daylighting and exclusive crossing time.
- NYC law : A law requiring DOT to keep a log of defective traffic signals and to inspect and/or repair broken signals within 24 hours.
- NYC law : A law requiring DOT to study the safety of arterial streets.
- NYC law : A law requiring all “tractors and trucks loading and unloading items within the city” to be equipped with side guards that help prevent people from being swept beneath them.
- NYC law : A law requiring DOT and NYPD to establish safety guidelines for work zones, including radar speed displays.
- Intro 43-A and Into 168-A, which require DOT to issue reports every five years on the safety of left turns and arterial streets, respectively;
- Intro 140-A, requiring DOT to install seven 20 mph neighborhood Slow Zones and 50 school zones annually;
- Intro 272-A, penalizing the most dangerous repeat-offender TLC-licensed drivers;
- Cooper’s Law (Intro 171-A), named in memory of 9-year-old traffic violence victim Cooper Stock, gives TLC the authority to suspend the license of a taxi driver involved in a crash causing death or critical injury. If the driver is found guilty of a crime or traffic violation that contributed to the crash, the license must be revoked.
- Under Intro 277-A, the commission must provide quarterly reports listing each crash involving a TLC-licensed vehicle,
- Intro 174-A requires TLC to review all fatal and critical injury crashes and post enforcement actions that it has taken in each case on its website.
- The hit-and-run bill would mandate that NYPD report in writing quarterly on the total number of “critical injury” hit-and-run crashes, the number of crashes that resulted in arrest, and the number of crashes for which no arrest was made. NYPD would further be required to provide the council with crash locations, and “a brief description of what steps were taken to investigate” each incident. Crash data are to be disaggregated by precinct and posted online.
Sidewalk Cafe Laws
- NYC Sidewalk Cafe Rules (Title 20 – 2- 6)
- NYC Amendment to Sidewalk Cafe Rules
- NYC Department of Consumer Affairs ( DCA) Guidelines
- NYC Department of Transportation Newsrack Rules
- NYC Title 19 of Administrative code
- NYC Local Law 23 , 2002
- NYC 2004 amendment (Int. No. 363-A)
Phone Booths Laws
- NYC Public Pay Phones Administrative code (Title 23-4)
- NYC Public Pay Phones Rules of New York (Title 67-6)
Sanitation Rules and Regulations
- Summary of Sanitation Rules and Regulations
- NYC Department of Sanitation Administrative Code (Title 16)
- A Frame Rules : A-frames are illegal, no matter if they are 3 feet or outside a business. Law §16-118(2)(a) applies only to merchandise that is on display.
ADA (American with Disabilities Act)
- Federal Highway Administration (FHA) Pedsafe – REcommended Guidelines- Priorities for Sidewalk
- Sidewalk Design Guidelines and Existing Practices – Sidewalks – Publications – Bicycle & Pedestrian – Environment – FHWA.
- Department of Justice (DOJ) – Code of Federal Regulations (28 CFR Part 36) ADA Standards for Accessible Design (ADAAG)
- Guide to AADAAG provisions
- DOJ American with Disabilities Act – Questions and Answers
- Public Right of Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG)
- FHA – ADA Portal, Resources etc..
- NYC Agreement on Ramps
- NYC DOB Inclusive Design Guidelines