Bus Lane Program Fines

Adopted Rules: Closed to Comments

Effective Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019
Agency:

STATEMENT OF BASIS AND PURPOSE

Section 19-203(b) of the Administrative Code of the City of New York authorizes the New York City Department of Finance (“DOF”) to provide for penalties for parking violations.  New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law (“VTL”) section 1111-c authorizes the City of New York to establish a bus lane restriction program in which the fines and penalties for such violations are set by DOF.  DOF’s rule in 19 RCNY section 39-18 (“Rule 39-18”) codifies all fines and penalties pertaining to bus lane restriction violations as set forth in the VTL.