2010 New York Code
VAT - Vehicle & Traffic
Title 7 - RULES OF THE ROAD
Article 27 - (1150 - 1157) PEDESTRIANS' RIGHTS AND DUTIES
1151-A - Pedestrians' right of way on sidewalks.

§ 1151-a. Pedestrians'  right  of  way on sidewalks.   The driver of a
  vehicle emerging from or entering an alleyway, building, private road or
  driveway shall yield the right of way to any pedestrian  approaching  on
  any  sidewalk extending across such alleyway, building entrance, road or
  driveway.

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