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 poverty, Harlem Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement: Continue Reading →

de Blasio Proposes “Fair Fix” Tax On Wealthiest To Pay Low Income Fares And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled today a progressive City tax proposal aimed at raising as much as $800 million annually for New York City’s deteriorating subway and bus system. Continue Reading →

Harlem Man In Wheelchair Takes Bus To Connecticut, Ends Up In Massachusetts

The wheels on this bus went round too much.

A disabled Harlem resident’s trip to visit a friend in Connecticut turned into a journey from hell after a bus driver forgot to help him off. Continue Reading →

Cycling Grows Faster Than Population; City Must Build More Protected Lanes

Statement of Paul Steely White, Transportation Alternatives:

New Yorker’s adoption of bicycling as transportation is growing at an unprecedented rate — much faster than population growth, with close to half a million New Yorkers getting on a bike every day – Continue Reading →

Person Dies On Subway Tracks At Harlem Station

A person died on Thursday night after being electrocuted by the third rail on the subway tracks at the 125 Street and Lexington Avenue station, police said. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Mark Levine Statement On A Train Derailment

Harlem Council Member mark Levine made this statement regarding the A Train Derailment:
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Harlem’s Albert Maysles Was Obsessed With Being In Transit On Amtrak

The NY Post reports that long into his 80s, Albert Maysles always preferred buses and trains to taxis. Continue Reading →

MTA To Spend $2.1 Billion To Fix Subway Delays From Harlem To Hollis

Benito Mussolini made the trains run on time in Italy, can Veronique Hakim make the trains run on time from Harlem to Hollis? Well, your subway commute likely won’t improve just yet, but at least you might find out the real reason behind all the delays in the coming days. Continue Reading →

M1 Bus Service Will Extend From Harlem To Worth Street

The MTA has voted to approve plans to extend the M1 bus service further downtown this fall — eventually tacking on an additional 1.5 mile leg to include a route that stretches from Harlem to Worth Street, officials announced this week. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez’s Legislation To Prevent Vehical-Based Attacks

Less than one month after a driver killed a young tourist and injured 20 pedestrians in Times Square, Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced legislation to take action and prevent similar tragedies. Continue Reading →

Metro-North Schedule Changes Begin June 4 2017 For Harlem, Hudson Lines

For Harlemites who travel on Metro-North at 125th Street, there is finally upcoming track improvement work by Metro-North means schedule adjustments for certain Harlem Line and Hudson Line trains. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez And Others Talk Pedestrian Safety After Deadly Times Square Attack

The deadly attack in Times Square yesterday, which took the life of an 18-year old young woman and injured over 20 more, exposed a glaring safety gap in the heart of New York City. Continue Reading →

Uptown Electeds Celebrate Opening Of GWB Bus Station

After years of delays and cost over runs during renovations, the GWB Bus Station finally opened its doors to the public this morning for travelers. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Taxi-Medallion Sales Rev Up

Crains New York reports that Guy Roberts has operated taxi fleets in the city for nearly four decades. And despite the cab industry’s recent troubles, he believes it’s on solid financial ground. Continue Reading →

Officials Say New Buses Coming To Harlem

A fleet of 79 brand-new buses will replace some of the oldest buses in New York City servicing five Upper East Side routes — the M14, M15, M101, M102 and M103 — officials announced. Continue Reading →