The proposed local law would require the Department of Transportation to report annually to the Mayor and the Speaker of the Council on the number of commercial cyclists operating in New York City. Presumably such information will provide insight into the growth of commercial cycling in New York City.
Int. No. 794
By Council Member Van Bramer
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to commercial cyclist data
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subdivision d of section 10-157 of the administrative code of the city of New York, as amended by local law number 56 for the year 2012, is amended to read as follows:
d. Every business using a bicycle for commercial purposes shall maintain a roster of bicycle operators employed by such business. Such roster shall include the name and place of residence address of every employee operating a bicycle on behalf of such business, the date of employment and discharge of each such employee, every such employee's three digit identification number, and whether such employee has completed the bicycle safety course required by paragraph 3 of subdivision e of this section. The owner of any business using a bicycle for commercial purposes shall be responsible for maintaining such roster. Such roster shall be made available for inspection during regular and usual business hours or any other such time that such entity is open for business upon request of an authorized employee of the police department or department of transportation or any other person authorized by law.
(1) No later than January 1, 2019, and quarterly thereafter, every business shall provide, to the department of transportation, a report listing the number of bicycle operators employed by such business. Such report shall not include identifying information about such bicycle operator, such as, but not limited to, the name of the bicycle operator.
(2) No later than June 1, 2019, and annually thereafter, the commissioner of transportation shall provide a report to the speaker of the council and the mayor, and shall post to the department of transportation’s website, information on the total number of bicycle operators working for businesses in the city that use bicycles for commercial purposes.
(3) The commissioner may adopt rules and regulations related to the proper form that businesses shall use to submit information required in paragraph (1) of this subdivision.
§ 2. This local law takes effect 120 days after it becomes law, except the commissioner of transportation may take any measures necessary for the implementation of this local law, including the promulgation of rules, before such effective date.
LS # 4230
1/11/18; 3:35 p.m.