Uptown Rep. Ydanis Rodriguez Responds To New Bike Safety Education Program

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg today announced that the Bike Safety Education Program will expand to every borough for the 2018-19 school year, reaching 6,000 Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez Speaks On Fair Fares Victory For Everyone From Harlem To Hollis

New Yorkers living in poverty and representatives from the broad coalition of legal, labor, human services, economic justice, transit and worker rights organizations supporting half-priced transit fares for the poor Continue Reading →

Uptown Chair Ydanis Rodriguez “MTA Should Focus On Maintenance And Repairs,” From Harlem To Hollis

Today Thursday, March 8, 2018, the MTA testifies before the Council Committee on Transportation at its annual preliminary budget hearing for FY19. Below are opening remarks a prepared for delivery 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 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 Continue Reading →

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Sign Hookah Bills Into Law

Today, October 16th, 2017, two laws introduced by Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez to address the increasingly widespread use of non-tobacco shisha among New Yorkers were signed by Mayor Bill Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s Annual State Of The District

Here is Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez’s remarks at the 7th annual State of the District Address for District 10 at the Salome Ureña Educational Campus: The Harlem Love connection:

7th Annual State of the District Address 2017 By Northern Manhattan’s Ydanis Rodriguez

Dear Friends, Our 7th Annual State of the District Address 2017 “Building a Community for All” in Northern Manhattan is this Sunday, October 15th doors open at 1:00pm, at the Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Asks, How Would You Spend $1 Million In Your Hood?

Council person Ydanis Rodriguez says, you can help decide how to spend public funds on community improvements to parks, schools, libraries, streets, and more through Participatory Budgeting 2017. The Harlem Continue Reading →

Council Transportation Committee Hearing Opening Remarks By Chair Ydanis Rodriguez

Today Monday, September 25th at 1:00pm the New York City Committee on Transportation held an oversight hearing on the topic of “Taxi Medallion Values” and introduced bill 963 which would Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Statement On Trump Administration Decision To End DACA

Following the decision by the Trump Administration to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez released the following statement: The Harlem Love connection:

Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez, Rep Adriano Espaillat, And Others Stand Behind Mother Facing Deportation

Amanda, a working mom of three U.S. citizen children, entered sanctuary on Thursday night to avoid deportation to her native Guatemala, a country her children have never known, and where Continue Reading →

Harlem Chair Ydanis Rodriguez Comments On de Blasio Fair Fix Plan For MTA

Standing alongside Mayor de Blasio as he announced his support for a Fair Fix Plan to fix the subways and fund reduced fares for lower income New Yorkers living in Continue Reading →