Uptown Electeds Propose Solutions For “Most Congested Road In America”

Following the announcement that the Cross Bronx Expressway is the most congested roadway in America, NYC Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez and NYS Assembly Woman Carmen De La Rosa proposed solutions to ease traffic and the harmful emissions that cause asthma in surrounding communities. Continue Reading →

Harlem Electeds Officials, Advocates And Others Praise ACS Commissioner

Harlem child welfare providers, advocates and electeds officials Harlem Council member Ydanis Rodriguez (center), praise Mayor de blasio’s (far left) appointment of Daniel Hansell (far right) as the new New York City ACS Commissioner: Continue Reading →

Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Other Elected Call For Immediate Fixes To MTA Elevators

Following a week where elevators at the 168th Street subway station broke down on four separate occasions, elected officials and community residents are saying “enough.” Continue Reading →

Rodriguez And Uptown Electeds Announce Bill To Curb Tobacco/Hooka Marketing

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced new legislation on Friday that would drastically change the way stores sell and physically market smoking products. Continue Reading →

HPD Announces Distressed Properties In 2017 Alternative Enforce From Harlem To Hollis

New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer announces the 2017 Alternative Enforcement Program list. Continue Reading →

Inwood Library Visioning Sessions With Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Ydanis Rodriguez would like to let you know about a great opportunity to mold the future for our treasured Inwood Library. Continue Reading →

A Message From Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear friends and neighbors,

oday marks a turning point in our country’s history. Over the past eight years, we’ve made strides; expanding the rights of the LGBT community, combating climate change with real commitments, furthering conversations on race and criminal justice reform and strengthening job growth at a consistent pace. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez Leads Supermajority Endorse Public Funding For Citi Bike Expansion

Flanked by colleagues, Citi Bike riders and bike advocates, Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, released this letter to Mayor de Blasio, signed by 34 Council Members, requesting funding in the upcoming budget for the expansion of Citi Bike to all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Public Funding For Citi Bike Expansion Supported By Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others

Flanked by colleagues, Citi Bike riders and bike advocates, Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the City Council Transportation Committee, will announce the widespread NYC Council support for public funding to continue Citi Bike’s expansion to all five boroughs in city budget on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Council Member Rodriguez And Others Call To Hit And Run Driver At City Hall

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (above) and others will call for the driver of a black Ford Econoline van to turn himself in, following a hit and run crash that left a man in critical condition on Monday morning in Midtown Manhattan. Continue Reading →