NYC Council passes key legislation to boost parking garage safety, led by Queens Council Member Brooks-Powers

NYC Council Majority Whip Selvena N. Brooks-Powers (D-31) sponsored legislation aimed at enhancing safety in parking garages. As part of a package of bills, the New York City Council passed Intr. No. 135, on Thursday, May 23, which Brooks-Powers championed.

Intr. No. 135 mandates a comprehensive study to evaluate the structural integrity of parking garages. The study, conducted by the NYC Department of Buildings (DOB), will assess various factors affecting the load-bearing capacity of these structures.