As Daylight Saving Time Ends Mayor de Blasio Announces Return Of “Dusk And Darkness” Safety Campaign

Mayor Bill de Blasio, Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and NYPD officials today launched the City’s fourth annual Dusk and Darkness campaign.

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NYC Greenlights Amsterdam Avenue Bike Lanes In Harlem

The city will move forward with a plan to make safety improvements and add bike lanes to a dangerous stretch of Amsterdam Avenue in Harlem despite local community board’s opposition, city officials announced Thursday. Continue Reading →

NYC Appoints East Harlem’s Melissa Mark-Viverito Transportation Advisory Group

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg appointed former East Harlem Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and State Senator Michael Gianaris to the Metropolitan Transportation Sustainability Advisory Workgroup. Continue Reading →

Uptown Rep. Ydanis Rodriguez Responds To New Bike Safety Education Program

Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza and DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg today announced that the Bike Safety Education Program will expand to every borough for the 2018-19 school year, reaching 6,000 middle school students. Continue Reading →

City To Raise Parking Meter Rates, Create More Zones And Reduced Rates In Harlem

NY Post reports that parking rates will soon go up citywide, and drivers who park in parts of Brooklyn and Queens may face even bigger increases with new zones, city transportation department commission Polly Trottenberg revealed on Wednesday. Continue Reading →

Thirteen Harlem River Bridges To Receive Upgrades

Patch reports that thirteen bridges spanning the Harlem River and connecting Harlem, Washington and Inwood to the Bronx will receive upgrades to walking and biking infrastructure, the city Department of Transportation announced Friday. Continue Reading →

Uptown Chair Ydanis Rodriguez “MTA Should Focus On Maintenance And Repairs,” From Harlem To Hollis

Today Thursday, March 8, 2018, the MTA testifies before the Council Committee on Transportation at its annual preliminary budget hearing for FY19. Below are opening remarks a prepared for delivery by Chair Ydanis Rodriguez. Continue Reading →

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