CM Rodriguez Strengthens Call For Fair Fares And CitiBike Expansion

At the NYC Council Transportation Committee’s annual preliminary budget hearing, Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez strengthened his call for the city to support lower income New Yorkers with half-priced fares. Continue Reading →

Ydanis Rodriguez Supports Landmarking Of Loew’s Washington Heights “Treasure”

In 2016, the Preservation Commission designated 40 individual landmarks. Twenty-six of them came from its 95-item backlog. Continue Reading →

CM Rodriguez To Announce Decision On Landmark Designation Of Loew’s Theatre

Tomorrow, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez will announce his final decision on whether or not he will vote to grant city landmark status to the historic Loew’s Theatre on 175th Street and Broadway, also known as the “United Palace Cathedral” and the “United Palace for the Arts.”

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Council Transportation Committee Approves Harlem’s Mark Levine Car Sharing Bill

Today, the City Council Transportation Committee approved legislation prime sponsored by Harlem Council Member Mark Levine. Continue Reading →

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 →