PlaNYC and Pricing Legislation Introduced. Download it Here.

Exclusive to Streetsblog, at least for the next few minutes, here is S. 6068, the New York State Senate’s congestion pricing legislation, or, as it is also known:

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing a congestion pricing program in the city of New York; to amend the public authorities law, in relation to establishing a Sustainable Mobility and Regional Transportation ("SMART") financing authority; to amend the state finance law, in relation to the creation of the Sustainable Mobility and Regional Transportation ("SMART") fund; to amend the public authorities law and the tax law, in relation to the disposition of the city of New York’s personal income tax; to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to establishing residential parking systems in the city of New York; to amend the vehicle and traffic law and the public officers law, in relation to establishing in a city with a population of one million or more a bus rapid transit demonstration program to enforce bus lane restrictions by means of bus lane photo devices and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof; and to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to treating violations of obstructing traffic in intersections as a parking violation… etc. etc. etc.

Download all 154 pages right here and let us know if you see any surprises because we haven’t even had a chance to read it yet.

Meanwhile, the Daily Politics notes:

What’s fascinating here is how quickly this bill got drafted.

As recently as Monday I was talking to lawmakers in Albany who said they had not seen a whole bill from the Bloomberg administration, but rather pieces of a bill that had holes large enough to drive a delivery truck through.


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