Harlem Rep. Espaillat Statement Following Meeting With Revel CEO After Suspension

Today, Harlem Rep. Adriano Espaillat released the following statement regarding his virtual meeting with Columbia University Alum and Revel CEO, Frank Reig, after suspension of services in New York City.

“Following Revel’s announcement this week that it would be temporarily suspending its NYC service, I had a brief conversation with the company’s CEO, Frank Reig, who outlined some of the company’s undertakings, which aim at increasing safety and accountability,” said Rep. Espaillat.

Rep. Espaillat continued, “I left that conversation confident that, if they work collaboratively, in tandem with state, city, and local leaders, Revel will be able to identify sensible improvements to its service that improve street safety for its riders and the community. I look forward to continuing our dialogue in the coming weeks.”

First elected to Congress in 2016, Rep. Adriano Espaillat is serving his second term in Congress where he serves as a member of the influential U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the House Small Business Committee.

He serves as a Senior Whip of the House Democratic Caucus and is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) where he also serves in a leadership role as CHC Whip.

He is also chairman of the CHC Task Force for Transportation, Infrastructure and Housing. Rep. Espaillat’s Congressional District includes Harlem, East Harlem, northern Manhattan and the north-west Bronx.

To find out more about Rep. Espaillat, visit online at https://espaillat.house.gov/.

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