The proposed local law would require the Department of Transportation to compile and report annually information regarding bicycle related fatalities, including on roadways and in parks.
Int. No. 338
By Council Member Rodriguez
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to reporting on bicycle related fatalities.
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivisions a and b of section 19-186 of the administrative code of the city of New York, are amended to read as follows:
§ 19-186 Compilation of bicycle crash data. a. The department shall compile the total number of bicycle crashes that are reported to city agencies. Such bicycle crash compilation shall include, but not be limited to, bicycle related fatalities in parks and on roadways, crashes between bicycles, between bicycles and motorized vehicles and between bicycles and pedestrians. The department shall commence compiling such data on October 1, 2011.
b. On June 1, 2012 and annually thereafter, the department shall provide a report to the council for the preceding calendar year, with such report posted on the department's website, of the total number of reported crashes as required by subdivision a of this section, disaggregated by those involving solely bicycles, between bicycles and motorized vehicles, and between bicycles and pedestrians. Such report shall also include the number of injuries and fatalities resulting from such crashes disaggregated as above, and shall include number of such crashes that occur in parks and on roadways as well as injuries and fatalities resulting from such crashes. Such report shall also be disaggregated by borough and by police precinct.
§ 2. This local law shall take effect 120 days following its enactment into law.
LS 2951/Int. No. 696/2015
December 21, 2017