Uptown’s Ydanis Rodriguez Host 2nd Annual Riders Response Transit Tour

Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez is hosting the Second Annual Riders Respond Transit Tour with NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson on Wednesday, October 3 and Thursday, October 4, 2018. Continue Reading →

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Another First Uptown As It’s Designated First ‘Little Dominican Republic’

Patch reports that elected officials, community leaders, and activist groups gathered Friday on the Plaza de Las Americas in Washington Heights to announced the official designation of the world’s first “Little Dominican Republic.” Continue Reading →

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Mayor Bill de Blasio, Uptowns Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Sign Speed Camera Legislation

A day before 1.1 million children return to school, Mayor Bill de Blasio held a public hearing for and signed Intro. 1089, which preserves and expands the use of speed cameras near schools where speeding is prevalent. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio, Uptowns Rodriquez And Others Sign For-Hire Vehicles Legislation

Mayor de Blasio held public hearings for and signed five pieces of legislation: Intro. 144-B, requiring the TLC to stop issuing for-hire vehicle licenses for 12 months, to study congestion and various aspects of the industry, Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio, Uptown’s Rodriguez, Others Celebrate Passage Of For Hire Vehicles Legislation

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Speaker Corey Johnson, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez (above), the City Council and advocates today joined a rally at Union Square Park celebrating the passage of for-hire vehicle legislation. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio, Rep Rodriquez And Others Rejoice Inwood Neighborhood Rezoning

The de Blasio Administration and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez today celebrated the City Council’s approval of the Inwood neighborhood rezoning, the City’s plan to ensure Inwood remains an affordable, attractive neighborhood for working and immigrant families. Continue Reading →

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Uptown Rep Rodriguez Calls For Responsible Rezoning In Northern Manhattan (Spanish)

Important investments for parks and open space, transportation, infrastructure, a new library building, a cultural center, workforce training and education will represent a comprehensive approach to ensure that Inwood remains an affordable and livable neighborhood for working families. Continue Reading →

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Uptown Rep Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Host Event To Certify M/WBE’s

Today, SBS Commissioner Gregg Bishop and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez hosted a certification event for minority- and women-owned business enterprises (MWBEs).

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Harlem Rep Rodriguez And Others Announced Investment In State-of-the-Art STEM

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez today announced that the City is investing $2.65 million in structural and program investments.

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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 middle school students. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio, Harlem Electeds And Others Announce Largest Year For Affordable Housing

Mayor de Blasio today announced that his administration financed 32,116 affordable homes last year, breaking the all-time record previously set by former Mayor Ed Koch in 1989 of 25,243 units. Continue Reading →

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Mayor de Blasio And Others Announce Low Cost CITI Bike Membership For SNAP Recipients

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT and HRA today announced that Citi Bike would become more accessible to New Yorkers, by expanding Citi Bike’s $5 per month membership. Continue Reading →

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