Levine And Rodriguez To Implement Harlem Bus Lanes ASAP

levine chris loweTransit advocates and Upper Manhattan elected officials gathered this morning at the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and 125th Street to urge DOT to extend bus lanes on 125th Street to West Harlem as soon as possible.

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Electeds Call For Rapid Expansion Of Select Bus Service

M60 SBSState Senator Adriano Espaillat (D-Manhattan/Bronx), Councilman Mark Levine (D-Manhattan), and Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez (D-Manhattan), Chair of the NYC Council’s Transportation Committee, and advocates called for the expedient creation of ten new Select Bus Service lines. Continue Reading →

Harlem/Uptown Electeds Hold Tenants Rights Press Conference

rent law confernceWith rent laws set to expire Monday; Harlem electeds State Senator Adriano Espaillat, the Ranking Member of the Senate’s Housing Committee, Councilman Mark Levine, Co-Chair of the City Council’s Affordable Housing Preservation Task Force, and Councilman Ydanis Rodríguez, held a press conference.

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DOT And Ydanis Rodriguez Break Ground On Uptown Bike Lanes

IMG_0068Don’t underestimate the importance of this development: Today, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced the groundbreaking for new bike routes linking the Hudson River Greenway to the restored High Bridge, which connects Upper Manhattan to the Bronx. Continue Reading →

Gale Brewer Reappoints Safe Streets Foes To Harlem And Other CB’s

Gale Brewer tells traffic violence victims how nasty they are for urging her to remove street safety obstructionists from community boards. Photo: Stephen Miller

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer has reappointed a slate of community board members with a long history of opposing safer streets and better transit. Continue Reading →