What’s Next? Senator Hoylman’s Bill To Mandate Seatbelt Use In Taxis And Livery Vehicles Passes

Today, the New York State Senate voted to pass S.7134/A.8990, sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman, which will require all passengers aged 8 years or older to wear seatbelts in taxi and livery vehicles. Continue Reading →

Senate Majority Advances Passenger Safety Legislation For Residents From Harlem To The Hudson

The Senate Democratic Majority today advanced legislation that will help better protect New Yorkers from limousine crashes. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriquez And Others Hold Joint Oversight Hearing On Access-A-Ride Program

Today, members of the Transportation Committee, the Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities, and Addictions, and the Committee on Aging held an oversight hearing on the Access-A-Ride program. Continue Reading →

Green Tips, Holiday Travel From Harlem To Harare

The holiday season usually coincides with an increase in travel across the nation. Last year, it was forecast that one-third of Americans would travel during the holiday season. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez And Others Make Sure That Hart Island A Public Cemetery Receives Justice

Today, uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee joined Mayor de Blasio for a ceremony that lent final approval to the efforts to bring justice to those buried at Hart Island, Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodriguez And Others Signs Safe Streets Bill Into Law From Harlem To Hollis

Mayor Bill de Blasio today signed new safe streets legislation into law, the latest step in the Administration’s progress implementing Vison Zero to make New York City’s streets safer. Continue Reading →

Uptown’s Rodiquez And Others Call On The MTA To Fix The Transportation System Now!

Today, Monday, November 23rd, 2019, Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, Public Transit Riders, Advocates and Transit workers called on the MTA to prioritize riders’ needs for reliable, accessible subway in capital program, and preserve transit service levels during construction. Continue Reading →

Flying Somewhere For Thanksgiving? The TSA Has Some Tips To Save You Time And Trouble

Are you one of the 26.8 million folks taking to the air this Thanksgiving holiday from Harlem to Hollywood? Continue Reading →

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