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 →

TLC Launches Resource Center Offering Legal, Financial And Other Services To Hard Hit Drivers, Owners

The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) launched its Driver Resource Center on May 12, 2020, offering a wide range of services to all TLC-licensed drivers and medallion owner-drivers. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Calls To Connect Riders With Other Modes Of Transportation

Today, May 5th, 2020, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez, Chairman of the Transportation Committee held a press conference at the 161st Street-Yankee Stadium trains station to address the MTA newly proposed night closures for subway cleaning operation. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: City Opens More Beds Expands Outreach To Unsheltered New Yorkers

As the City continues to fight COVID-19, Mayor de Blasio announced today that 200 new Safe Haven beds will begin to open this week prioritizing vulnerable New Yorkers living on the streets and subways in high-need areas. Continue Reading →