Second Phase Of The Q Line Project To Widely Benefit East Harlem Residents

The New York City subway system has long been in need of revamp. The subway and buses that serve NYC carry 7.7 million people every day, and the subway system alone has 24 lines and over 400 stations. Continue Reading →

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NYDOT Completes Harlem River Drive Safety Project

Ohs Online reports that the New York State Department of Transportation recently completed a $7.8 million safety project on Harlem River Drive in Harlem that included resurfacing work, new median barrier, signage, and energy-efficient LED lighting.

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Deadly N.Y. Crash Spotlights Loopholes For Limos From Harlem To The Hudson

Crains NY reports that a limousine crash over the weekend that killed 20 people has focused attention on rules governing the ungainly vehicles.

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Brewer And Levine Call Out Amtrak For Devastating Local Community Garden In Harlem

In a recent letter to Amtrak CEO Richard H. Anderson, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer and Mark Levine called out the national rail carrier.

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The 125th Street Ferry And Station, Harlem, NY, 1903-1941

The 125th Street Ferry in Harlem ran back and forth to the Edgewater Ferry Station in New Jersey and back to Harlem during the turn of the 20th century at the beginning of the industrial revolution from 1903 – 1941.

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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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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 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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Harlem Rep. Espaillat Calls For Immediate Resignation Of NYC TLC Commissioner After Suicides

Today Harlem Congressman Adriano Espaillat issued the following statement calling for the immediate resignation of New York City’s Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) top official, Meera Joshi following a number of suicide deaths of NYC taxi drivers. Continue Reading →

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