Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Trump Administration Decision To End DACA

Following the decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez released the following statement:

Harlem Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez To Call For NYC To Install More Safety Bollards

Today, Saturday, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and other elected officials and transportation advocates will call on the City of New York to install pedestrian safety bollards along sidewalks in Continue Reading →

Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez Comments On de Blasio Fair Fix Plan For MTA

Standing alongside Mayor de Blasio as he announced his support for a Fair Fix Plan to fix the subways and fund reduced fares for lower income New Yorkers living in Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Opening Statement At Transportation Hearing On MTA Subway Issues

On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez delivered the following opening statement at the NYC Council Transportation Committee hearing on the MTA and its subways.

Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Fair Fix Plan For MTA

Following the news of Mayor de Blasio’s plan to raise revenue needed to fix our struggling subway system and support lower-income New Yorkers with subsidized fares, Harlem Council Transportation Chair Continue Reading →

Council Transportation Chair Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Q train Derailment

Following the derailment of a Coney Island-bound Q train today, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement:

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Responds To Gov Cuomo Announcements on MTA

Following the announcement by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chair Joe Lhota that $1 billion in emergency funding from New York State, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the Continue Reading →

Harlem Rep. Ydanis Rodriguez Remembers Those Who Have Served & Given Their Lives For Freedom

Dear Neighbor, Today we honor the dedication and legacy of those who have given their lives to serve our nation to make sure that we can enjoy the freedoms so Continue Reading →

Harlem Elected Ydanis Rodriguez On Vision Zero And Streets Safety

During his time as Chair of the NYC Council Committee on Transportation, Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez has focused on a wide range of issues to help improve, expand and Continue Reading →

NYC Council Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez To Pass Transit Desert Study Legislation

On Monday, April 24, 2017, The New York City Council Transportation Committee is expected to pass Intro 965-A, introduced by Council Transportation Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, requiring the NYC Department Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Phil Weinberg, Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Announce Re-entry Services

Mayor de Blasio today announced that by the end of this year, every person in the Department of Correction’s custody will receive re-entry services to help connect them with jobs Continue Reading →

Ydanis Rodriguez Supports Landmarking Of Loew’s Washington Heights “Treasure”

In 2016, the Landmarks Preservation Commission designated 40 individual landmarks. Twenty-six of them came from its 95-item backlog.

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Other Elected Call For Immediate Fixes To MTA Elevators

Following a week where elevators at the 168th Street subway station broke down on four separate occasions, elected officials and community residents are saying “enough.”

Public Funding For Citi Bike Expansion Supported By Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others

Flanked by colleagues, Citi Bike riders and bike advocates, Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, will announce the widespread NYC Council support for public funding to continue Continue Reading →

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Pens Letter to US Senator Jeff Sessions

As Senator Jeff Sessions begins his confirmation hearings at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee today, many of his past comments about race, gender, LGBT rights and more are catching up Continue Reading →