NY AB 2223

Author

Felix Ortiz
404 - 55th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11220
518-455-3821

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Bill Text

Category

Rail

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State

NY

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Summary

Authorizes study to determine the feasibility of expanding freight railroad service within the state.

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Issue

This bill authorizes and directs the Commissioner of Transportation to conduct a study regarding the feasibility of expanding freight railroad service within the state. The study will include analysis of the economic and environmental impacts of such expansion, the potential for building additional intermodal railroad yards, and the availability of capital grants from the federal government for such projects. Also directs the commissioner to complete and deliver the report to the Governor and leaders of the Assembly and Senate within one year of enactment.

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Notes

Carries-over to 2018.

History

01/17/2017 Introduced and referred to Assembly Committee on Transportation.