Uptown Council Member And Others Call To Exempt Taxi Drivers From Congestion Pricing

Today, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee, Council Member Fernando Cabrera, Advocates, and Taxi Drivers called on the Governor to exempt taxi drivers from congestion pricing. Continue Reading →

de Blasio Signs Executive Order To Reduce City’s Vehicle Fleet Reduce Environmental Impact

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order today that will reduce the size of the City’s on-road vehicle fleet, deepening its commitment to address climate change and reduce emissions 80 percent by 2050 from Harlem to Hollis. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez And Cabrera Call Out Lack Of Diversity In Leadership Of City Agencies And Solutions

Today, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, joined by Council Member Fernando Cabrera and advocates, held a press conference on the steps at City Hall to call for an increase in diversity in leadership positions within city government agencies and departments. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Members Rodriguez And Others Call Out Lack of Diversity In Leadership Of City Agencies

Today, Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, joined by Council Member Fernando Cabrera and advocates, held a press conference on the steps at City Hall to call for an increase in diversity in leadership positions within city government agencies and departments. Continue Reading →

E-Scooters & E-Bikes May Be Legal In NYC From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez, Fernando Cabrera and Rafael Espinal announced legislation that will legalize E-scooters and E-bikes in the City of New York, headlining four bills that encompass a legislative package introduced today at the New York City Council Stated Meeting. Continue Reading →

Department Of Consumer Affairs Begins Accepting Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer Licenses

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas (pictured above) today announced that the application period for Electronic Cigarette Retail Dealer licenses is now open. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Support To Individuals & Families From The Hurricanes

Mayor de Blasio announced today that a service center will open next week to support displaced individuals and families from Puerto Rico, Texas, Florida, the U.S. Virgin Islands and other Caribbean islands following recent hurricanes. Continue Reading →

NYC Temporary Closes Stores Illegally Selling Tobacco Products Uptown And In Brooklyn

Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Lorelei Salas today announced the temporary closing of four Manhattan businesses (three uptown): Continue Reading →