Harlem’s Mark-Viverito, Rodriguez And Others On DDC Summer School Enrichment Program

melissa-mark-viverito-and-ydanis-rodriguez1Uptown electeds Melissa Mark-Viverito and Ydanis Rodriguez comment on a study of middle school students who participated in the New York City Department of Design and Construction’s (DDC) Middle School Summer Enrichment Program has found that, after the program, students overall were more interested in technical career fields. Continue Reading →

Uptown Elected Ydanis Rodriguez To Discuss Future Of Citi Bike From Harlem To Hollis

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1 Uptown Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez will host a committee hearing tomorrow, November 28th at 11 AM in the City Council chambers of City Hall, looking at what comes next for Citi Bike, following the completion of its planned expansion in 2017.

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Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Pending Legislation Regarding The MTA

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez released this statement in relation to legislation currently pending Governor Cuomo’s signature, that would remove the ability for the MTA to circumvent local zoning law when it comes to building on MTA-owned sites for a “Transportation Purpose”. Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Members Levine, Rodriguez, Mark-Viverito And Others Champion America’s Diversity

mark-levine-melessa-and-ydanis1On Sunday, November 20, 2016, at 2:30 PM, the Hebrew Tabernacle in Washington Heights will host a community interfaith thanksgiving celebration to champion diversity and denounce the hatred America is experiencing nationwide. Continue Reading →

Washington Heights Community Projects Receive Six Major Design Awards in Past Year

the-steps-before-and-after11Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora of the New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) announced today that three major projects recently completed by DDC in Washington Heights have received a total of six prestigious architecture and engineering awards in the last 12 months. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez on MTA Fare Increase

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1As the Board of the MTA discusses plans to increase subway and bus fares in New York City, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued this statement:

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Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Unite To Support Bill Increasing Safety Of Bicycling

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1Today, despite the rain, Council Members Carlos Menchaca, Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez, and Antonio Reynoso, advocates and community members came together at the steps of City Hall for a press conference in support of Intro. Continue Reading →

Mark Levine And Ydanis Rodriguez Host MTA Press Conference In Harlem

mark-levine-and-rodriquezIn advance of the MTA’s November 16th, 2016 Board Meeting, Harlem and Uptown Council Members Mark Levine and Ydanis Rodriguez will be hosting a press conference at the 125th Street Train Station on Broadway calling on the MTA to increase the quality of service on the 1, A, B, C and D lines. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez Chair Of The City Council Talks Driverless Cars

Councilmember-Ydanis-Rodriguez1On Friday, October 28th, 2016, Chair of the Council Member Washington Heights’ Ydanis Rodriguez read this statement regarding Driverless Cars And What They Mean For Uptown And NYC to the NYC Transportation committee:

Good morning and welcome to the Transportation Committee’s hearing on “The Future of Driverless Vehicles in New York City.” My name is Ydanis Rodriguez and I am the chair of the committee. Continue Reading →

Major Bill de Blasio Administration Announces Major Dusk And Darkness Initiative From Harlem To Hollis

east-harlem sliderThe de Blasio Administration today announced that New York City was redoubling its efforts around Vision Zero as the City enters what has traditionally been the deadliest time of year for pedestrians on streets from Harlem to Hollis, Queens. Continue Reading →