Rep. Adriano Espaillat Led Uptown Electeds And Others On Subway Crisis Answers

Today, Rep. Adriano Espaillat led a group of New York State and New York City elected officials for a community discussion for constituents to address New York’s subway crisis following a series of derailments, commuter delays, cancellations, fires and a host of other transit issues. Continue Reading →

Council Transportation Chair Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Q train Derailment

Following the derailment of a Coney Island-bound Q train today, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the following statement:

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Mayor de Blasio, Economic Development Corporation President Patchett, And Harlem Rep Rodriguez Unveil Inwood Plan

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and New York City Economic Development Corporation President and CEO James Patchett today unveiled the Inwood NYC 2017 Action Plan. 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 →

Harlem Council Members Rodriguez And Levine Offer Solutions To Congestion

On Monday, June 5th, 2017, the NYC Council Transportation Committee will held an oversight hearing on persistent traffic congestion and its economic, environmental and safety impacts. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodríguez And Others At 1st Ever Summit On Latinos (SOL)

The first-ever Summit on Latinos (SOL), (an acronym that in Spanish refers to the sun and all it represents as a source of awareness and orientation), aims to establish an action agenda for the uncertain times that we live in. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito And Others Helping To Improve Quality Of Life For All

Yesterday, the city took important steps to hold landlords accountable and make our streets safer by passing legislation that will help with the crisis when it comes to affordable housing, and to protect pedestrians and cyclists who are the most vulnerable street users.

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Harlem Rep. Ydanis Rodriguez Remembers Those Who Have Served & Given Their Lives For Freedom

Dear Neighbor,

Today we honor the dedication and legacy of those who have given their lives to serve our nation to make sure that we can enjoy the freedoms so many value. 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 Rodriguez, Espaillat And Others Announce Support for Inwood Library

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, Senator Marisol Alcantara, and Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa issue their support for the proposal to construct a new Inwood library with 100% affordable housing included in the project. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others Legislation To Improve Quality Of Life

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito, Ydanis Rodriguez and others today held public hearings for, and signed, fourteen pieces of legislation into law. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds Espaillat, Rodriguez And Others Vow To #ShutItDown On Monday

Senator Marisol Alcántara (D-Manhattan), joined by Congressman Adriano Espaillat (D-New York), Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, the New York Immigration Coalition, the Bodega Association and immigrant-run small business owners will announce a May Day action to protest the Trump administration’s draconian immigration policies and racially-charged rhetoric. Continue Reading →

Harlem Elected Ydanis Rodriguez On Vision Zero And Streets Safety

During his time as Chair of the NYC Council Committee on Transportation, Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez has focused on a wide range of issues to help improve, expand and fortify New York City’s various transportation networks, with the specific aim of making them safer and more efficient. Continue Reading →

NYC Council Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez To Pass Transit Desert Study Legislation

On Monday, April 24, 2017, The New York City Council Transportation Committee is expected to pass Intro 965-A, introduced by Council Transportation Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, requiring the NYC Department of Transportation to study areas of the city cut off from subway service, otherwise known as transit deserts.
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