Turnstile Jumpers Will No Longer Be Arrested From Harlem To Hollis

Thousands of low-level crimes like turnstile jumping will no longer be criminally prosecuted in most circumstances, Manhattan’s district attorney announced on Friday in a significant policy change. Continue Reading →

Officials, Advocates Praise From Upper East Side To Harlem Transit Options

City officials and transportation advocates gathered on the Upper East Side to celebrate the neighborhood’s improved transportation options. Continue Reading →

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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Noooo, MTA Might Increase Subway Fares

two-train-in-harlemThe MTA projects it could raise subway fares 4 percent from Harlem to Hollis by 2017 and a further 4 percent by 2019, according to the agency’s preliminary 2017 budget published Wednesday. Continue Reading →