Quality of life-changing parking laws
There are three absolutely wonderful bills pending before the Transportation Committee of the NYC Council that, if passed, will favorably impact the lives of the NYC driving public. The bills were introduced during the December 5, 2012 meeting:
|introduction number||Subject matter||Status||Title||Action|
|0527-2011||Requiring that the DOT shall give certain notice of the permanent street sign changes that will affect parking||Pending in the Transportation Committee||A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to requiring that the DOT shall give certain notice of permanent street sign changes that will affect parking||Hearing Held.|
|0762-2012||Permissible standing near schools and child day care centers.||Pending in the Transportation Committee||A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to permissible standing near schools and child day care centers||Hearing Held.|
|0824-2012||Permissible parking in front of private driveways||Pending in the Transportation Committee||A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New york, in relation to permissible parking in front of private driveways||Hearing Held|
How many of the members of our driving community have received a parking ticket:
- While walking their children into the school from a car parked at the curb?
- For blocking a private driveway (when it’s your private driveway)?
- When a parking rule changes without any prior notice?
It’s time to right these wrongs.
Loosen the death grip on your remote control and take action
Let’s go to the videotape of the Transportation Committee meeting
The NYC Council website has some super resources, such as videos of committee meetings for our viewing education. Click on the link to the video to learn more about these three proposed parking laws (and their sponsors) that will change the quality of life for many members of the driving public.[When you land on the page, click on the “video” button to your left].
Major kudos to the sponsors of these three bills. It is simply wonderful to watch a marvelously responsive NYC Council at work. Please contact the members of the Transportation Committee and urge passage of these three bills. What possible excuse do you have not to take action to support passage of these new, qualities of life-changing laws? Act now!
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