NYC Electeds Co-Sponsor Transportation Investment Legislation

Today, a coalition of New York State Assembly Members unveiled groundbreaking legislation that not only will fund MTA capital needs but will create a $4.5 billion Transit Gap Investment Fund (TGIF) to expand public transit and improve accessibility for millions of New Yorkers, particularly those who live in so-called “transit deserts.” VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a…

Harlem’s CB 9 Votes For Broadway Road Diet In Harlem

Community Board 9 voted last night to approve DOT’s plan for safety improvements along Broadway in West Harlem Streetsblog reported. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made in partnership with Harlem Cultural Archives.

Will Harlem’s CB 9 Take Cues From Denny Farrell?

Harlem Council Member Mark Levine and the local precinct commander spoke in support of a traffic safety plan [PDF] for a deadly stretch of Broadway last night at a Harlem Community Board 9 transportation committee meeting. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights…

New York City The Greenest City In America

With October being National Energy Awareness Month and 71 percent of Americans today supporting efforts to protect the environment, the personal finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2015’s Greenest Cities in America and found that NYC is the greenest in America. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the…

A Look At FXFOWLE’s ‘Luxurious’ Harlem Condo

NY Curbed reported that architect FXFOWLE and developer Artimus Construction have been quietly carrying out plans for a new curved glass condo building right on the border of the Upper West Side and Harlem along Frederick Douglass Circle. VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great…

Tonight: CB9 Weighs Fix for Dangerous Stretch Of Broadway

DOT’s plan for 18 blocks of Broadway in West Harlem would widen pedestrian medians and narrow motor vehicle lanes. Image: DOT [PDF] VIDEO “Dr. Harry Delany is a renowned Harlem born and raised surgeon, the son of the great jurist and civil rights leader, Hubert Delany….” This monthly post is made in partnership with Harlem…

Rules Reform Outlines Next Steps in Open Data

We are taking dramatic steps towards more transparency so members of the press and public can see how our legislative process works … – East Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito In a great article today by the Gotham Gazzette  ow on May 14 the New York City Council unanimously passed a rules reform package that…