•  Summary 
  •  Actions 
  •  Committee Votes 
  •  Floor Votes 
  •  Memo 
  •  Text 
  •  LFIN 
  •  Chamber Video/Transcript 

A01280 Summary:

COSPNSRBurke, Burgos, Carroll, Cruz, De Los Santos, Dinowitz, Epstein, Fahy, Gonzalez-Rojas, McMahon, Otis, Rajkumar, Forrest, Simon, Ardila, Burdick, Cunningham, Mamdani, Hevesi, Kelles, Shimsky, Simone, McDonald, Clark, Shrestha, Thiele, Lunsford, Wallace, Colton, Rosenthal L, Raga, Septimo, Jacobson, Stern, Steck, Anderson, Kim, Glick, Gunther, Santabarbara, Barrett, Seawright, Ra, Zinerman, Weprin, Solages, Hunter, Conrad, Reyes, Woerner, Taylor, Sayegh, Eachus, Lavine, Paulin, Benedetto, Pretlow, Novakhov, Brown K, Slater, Sillitti, Tapia, Jones, Stirpe, Bores, Meeks, Lupardo, Zaccaro, Lee, Aubry, Bronson, Davila, Joyner, Jackson, Levenberg, Williams, Bendett, Alvarez, Darling, Gibbs
Amd §331, Hway L
Enables safe access to public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design principles.
Go to top

A01280 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                    January 13, 2023
        Introduced   by   M.   of  A.  RIVERA,  BURKE,  BURGOS,  CARROLL,  CRUZ,
          RAJKUMAR, FORREST, SIMON -- read once and referred to the Committee on
        AN ACT to amend the highway law, in relation to enabling safe access  to
          public roads for all users by utilizing complete street design princi-
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Subdivision (a) of section 331 of the highway law, as added
     2  by chapter 398 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
     3    (a) For all state, county and local transportation projects  that  are
     4  undertaken  by  the department or receive both federal and state funding
     5  and are subject to department of transportation oversight,  the  depart-
     6  ment  or  agency with jurisdiction over such projects shall consider the
     7  convenient access and mobility on the road network by all users  of  all
     8  ages, including motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and public transpor-
     9  tation  users  through the use of complete street design features in the
    10  planning, design, construction, reconstruction and rehabilitation,  [but
    11  not  including  resurfacing,  maintenance, or pavement recycling of such
    12  projects]  resurfacing,  maintenance  and  pavement  recycling  of  such
    13  projects.
    14    §  2. Paragraph (iii) of subdivision (c) of section 331 of the highway
    15  law, as added by chapter 398 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read  as
    16  follows:
    17    (iii)  demonstrated  lack of need as determined by factors, including,
    18  but not limited to, land use, current  and  projected  traffic  volumes,
    19  including  population  density,  or  [demonstrates] demonstrated lack of
    20  community support; or
    21    § 3. This act shall take effect immediately, provided  that  it  shall
    22  not apply to transportation projects undertaken or approved prior to the
    23  date on which this act shall have become a law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
Go to top