Uptown Elected Ydanis Rodriguez To Discuss Future Of Citi Bike From Harlem To Hollis

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1 Uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez will host a committee hearing tomorrow, November 28th at 11 AM in the City Council chambers of City Hall, looking at what comes next for Citi Bike, following the completion of its planned expansion in 2017.

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Uptown’s Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez on MTA Fare Increase

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1As the Board of the MTA discusses plans to increase subway and bus fares in New York City, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued this statement:

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Mark Levine And Ydanis Rodriguez Host MTA Press Conference In Harlem

mark-levine-and-rodriquezIn advance of the MTA’s November 16th, 2016 Board Meeting, Harlem and Uptown Council Members Mark Levine and Ydanis Rodriguez will be hosting a press conference at the 125th Street Train Station on Broadway calling on the MTA to increase the quality of service on the 1, A, B, C and D lines. Continue Reading →

Marisol Alcantara Has Eye On Upper Manhattan Senate Seat

delarosa-1473830853-9914-1478603606-5416Marisol Alcantara knows what it’s like to eek out a win on election night. She just won’t have to do it on Nov. 8; she did it two months ago. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Columbia University To Open New Campus

columbia-university-new-campusItalian architect Renzo Piano said Monday was a perfect day to dedicate Columbia University‘s new science center that is part of the school’s $6.3 billion West Harlem expansion. Continue Reading →

Join The Discussion At Our InwoodNYC Neighborhood Planning Meeting

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1By Ydanis Rodriguez, Council Member

I would like to invite you to our large open house to discuss the latest happenings around the Inwood NYC neighborhood planning process. Continue Reading →

Keith Wright Supports Inez Dickens To Get Her City Council Seat

wright-inez-1NY Post reports that Harlem heavyweights Keith Wright and Inez Dickens are taking steps to swap seats after Wright’s narrow loss in a congres­sional primary last month. Continue Reading →

Activists Gather To Discuss Gun Violence Solutions In Harlem

gun violnece talkThe group 100 Black Men of New York held what it calls a broad-based emergency summit to address gun violence, equal justice and the recent police shootings in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas. Continue Reading →

#CarFreeNYC Initiative Celebrates Successful Launch Of Earth Day

earth day initiative 2016Last year, upper Manhattan Council member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee was joined by colleagues Chin and Crowley, Nilda Mesa, Director Mayor’s Office of Sustainability. Continue Reading →

Uptown Games Mark Fifth Anniversary And Running

uptown games 1Senator Adriano Espaillat, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Mark Levine, the Armory Foundation and the New York Road Runners held the fifth annual Uptown Games, at The Armory New Balance Track & Field Center. Continue Reading →