Manhattan Community Board 4: West Midtown Crosstown Bike Routes

When
November 15, 2012   6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Where
Holland House
351 West 42nd Street
Piano Room
Manhattan
This is the monthly meeting of Manhattan Community Board 4′s Transportation Committee.
Agenda
1. Discussion: DOT Crosstown bike lanes between W. 39th Street and W. 55th Street
2. Presentation:  Hudson River Park Trust: Pier 57
3. Discussion: Street name change at W. 57th Street re pedestrian death
4. Presentation/Vote: Manhattan Core Parking text Amendment
5. Discussion: Traffic Crash Legislation below
• Res 1435-2012: “Resolution calling on the Commissioner of the New York City Police
Department to revise the Department’s patrol guide section regarding police response to
motor vehicle accidents that result in death or serious injury likely to result in death to
reflect the New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law requirement that police investigate all accidents involving serious physical injury or death, as defined by the Penal Law.”
• Res 1436-2012: “Resolution calling on the Commissioner of the New York City Police
Department to revise the Department’s patrol guide to ensure that any time a motor vehicle
causes a bicyclist to be injured, regardless of whether or not there was contact between the
vehicle and bicycle, all of the motor vehicle’s identifying and insurance information is
provided to the responding officer and made available to the injured cyclist.”
• Res 1434-2012: “Resolution calling on the Commissioner of the New York City Police
Department to train at least five police officers, including a traffic enforcement officer, in
each precinct to conduct thorough investigations of vehicle accidents resulting in serious
injuries.
 • Int 0900-2012: “A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in
relation to the creation of a traffic crash investigation task force to analyze traffic data,
traffic laws, and traffic crash investigation policies and procedures.”
 • Int 0903-2012: “A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in
relation to requiring the police department to post certain precinct-related information on
the department’s website.”
 • Int 0904-2012: “A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in
relation to reporting about traffic crashes.”
6. Discussion: Dangerous Subway grids on Eighth Avenue