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 →

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’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 →

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:

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 →

Harlem’s Ydanis Rodriguez Responds To Gov Cuomo Announcements on MTA

Following the announcement by NY Governor Andrew Cuomo and MTA Chair Joe Lhota that $1 billion in emergency funding from New York State, Council Transportation Chair Ydanis Rodriguez issued the Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Phil Weinberg, Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Announce Re-entry Services

Mayor de Blasio today announced that by the end of this year, every person in the Department of Correction’s custody will receive re-entry services to help connect them with jobs 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.” The Harlem Love connection: