Harlem’s Rodriguez, Fair Fares Coalition Discusses Anti-Poverty Initiative

Members of the Fair Fares Coalition, including Riders Alliance, Community Service Society, Council Transportation Chair and Harlem elected Ydanis Rodriguez and a handful of his colleagues, today unveiled a new, lower-cost proposal that would ensure New Yorkers living deep in poverty are supported by the City with half-priced MetroCards.

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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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Harlem Art Collective Tries to Better Community With Airbnb

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Airbnb isn’t all bad. Actually, when the site is used as it was intended, it can be pretty cool. Case in point, an artist collective in East Harlem is utilizing the site to rent out two rooms in its five-bedroom apartment and uses a portion of the proceeds to fund free art workshops for area residents, DNAinfo reports.

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