Transportation Committee Talk NYC’s Outdoor Dining and Open Restaurants Program

Uptown’s  Ydanis Rodriguez stated, “As someone who has been fighting on behalf of small businesses since the start of the pandemic, I am happy to hear that Mayor de Blasio will be extending the outdoor dining initiative year-round. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rodriguez And Others Kick New Soccer Field Uptown Into Gear

Today, September 15th, 2020, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, Community Board 12 Chairman Eleazar Bueno, and community residents unveiled a brand new soccer field at Highbridge Park. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep. Rodriguez Celebrating The Contributions Made By Immigrants

Today, Saturday, September 12th, uptowns Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez hosted a breakfast to celebrate the contributions made by immigrants in New York City. Continue Reading →

Transportation Oversight Hearing On DOT’s Open Streets Initiative And Their Response To COVID-19

Today, September 9th, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee, held an oversight hearing related to DOT’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, including the Open Streets Initiative. Continue Reading →

MTA Services Cuts & Fare Increases Will Disproportionately Impact Low-Income New Yorkers

“There is no doubt that the service cuts and fare increase the MTA could implement will disproportionately impact low-income, immigrant, Black, and Latino communities who are already facing many financial challenges. Continue Reading →


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