Inwood Rezoning Will Begin Land Use Review Process January 16, 2018

In less than a week, the city’s proposed rezoning of Inwood will enter into the Uniform Land Use Review Procedure (ULURP), the months-long city review process that will determine if the rezoning can move forward. Continue Reading →

City Of NY And Uptown Council Member Rodríguez Release Updated Inwood NYC Action Plan

NYCEDC President James Patchett and uptowns Council Member Ydanis Rodríguez released an updated Inwood NYC Action Plan, a comprehensive strategy for protecting affordability, investing in infrastructure, and connecting residents to good jobs. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Recent Promotions At The NYPD

Today Tuesday, January 9, 2018, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued a statement on the NYPD’s announcement on recent promotions within its leadership:

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Harlem Council Member Rodriguez Statement On Record Low Pedestrian Fatalities

Today, Monday, January 8, 2018, Harlem’s Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued a statement on the lowest levels of pedestrian fatalities in New York City announced today by the Administration: Continue Reading →

Major Announcement On Safety Bollards By Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez

By Ydanis Rodriguez

Today, January 2, 2018, the Administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Council announced a plan to bring permanent perimeter barriers, or “safety bollards”, to high-profile sites and to create a process to simplify their design and construction. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez Announces Hit & Run Alert System Bill Is Now Law

Today , Saturday, December 16th Council Chair of Committee on Transportation Ydanis Rodriguez, Assemblywoman Carme n De la Rosa , elected officials, and transportation advocates will held a press conference as DJ Jinx Paul Hit-and-Run Alert System, Introduction 1463, becomes law. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez Press Conference Announcing Council Oversight Hearing On The L Train

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation, Council Members Rafael Espinal and Antonio Reynoso joined by Rebecca Bailin, Campaign Manager for Riders Alliance, Joseph Catrufo, …. Continue Reading →

Uptown Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Uber & Lyft

Following the decision by Uber & Lyft on skyrocketing the prices in the area affected by an explosion this morning near the Port Authority Bus Terminal, uptown Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Transportation Committee released the following statement: Continue Reading →

Restaurant Workers Should Control The Tips The Receive

Today December 7th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, has expressed his concerns towards the regulation proposed by the Trump administration this past Tuesday allowing employers to control all tips made by food servers. Continue Reading →

MTA Should Only Focus On Maintenance, Repair And The Signal System

Today November 30th, 2017, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Council Committee on Transportation, proposed measures to improve service delivery by the MTA. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On The Replacement Of NYPD Chief Of Department Carlos Gomez

Today November 24, 2017, Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez issued a statement on the retirement of Chief of Department Carlos Gomez and the importance of diverse leadership in the NYPD: Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Al Sharpton Wants A Black City Council Speaker

The NY Post reports that Rev. Al Sharpton wants race to weigh heavily in who becomes the next leader of the City Council. Continue Reading →

Electeds Hold Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway Uptown

State Senator Marisol Alcántara, together with Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Assemblywoman Carmen De la Rosa and Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, distributed over a thousand Thanksgiving turkeys to Uptown families at United Palace Theater yesterday. Continue Reading →

Uptown Gathers To Mark Three Months Since Amanda Morales Guerra Too Sanctuary

Tomorrow, November 17, 2017, at 11:00 AM in front of Holy Rood Church in Washington Heights, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Council Immigration Committee Chair Carlos Menchaca will be joined by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, U.S. Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Senator Marisol Alcantara, Assemblywoman Carmen De La Rosa, Father Luis Barrios … Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez Votes In Favor Of Hit and Run Alert System Bill

Joined by advocates and fellow elected officials, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair of the Transportation Committee, announced that the committee over which he presides voted on favor of Introduction 1463. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Rodriguez And Others Praise NYPD And DA’s Office On Harlem Hit And Run

Today, NYC Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez and others gave a press conference to praise the great work of the NYPD and the Brooklyn DA’s Office that led the driver who killed beloved DJ Jean Paul Guerrero. Continue Reading →

Calling For All Immigrants And Allies To Turnout Big In NYC General Election

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez is encouraging all Immigrants and their allies to turnout big in tomorrow’s NYC General election uptown, in order to be a voice for those unable to cast a ballot. Continue Reading →