This bill would require the Department of Transportation to install radar speed display signs in school zones. These signs measure an oncoming vehicle’s speed and displays it in LED lights.
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Int. No. 1061
By Council Members Gjonaj, Holden, Menchaca, Cohen, Yeger, Ulrich, Brannan, Chin, Richards, Lancman, Rose, Levin, Ayala, the Public Advocate (Mr. Williams), Grodenchik and Levine
A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to installing radar speed display signs in school zones
Be it enacted by the Council as follows:
Section 1. Subchapter 3 of chapter 1 of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-177.1 to read as follows:
§19-177.1 Installation of radar speed display signs. a. Definitions. For the purposes of this section, the following terms have the following meaning:
Radar speed display sign. The term “radar speed display sign” means a traffic control device that uses a radar to determine an oncoming vehicle’s speed and then displays the speed as the vehicle approaches.
School. The term “school” means any buildings, grounds, facilities, property, or portion thereof in which educational instruction is provided to at least 250 students at or below the twelfth grade level.
b. Installation of radar speed display signs around schools. As soon as practicable and by no later than October 31, 2018, the commissioner shall install radar speed display signs so that there is at least one radar speed display sign adjacent to every school in the city.
§2. This local law takes effect immediately.