Ydanis Rodriguez

Councilmen Ask Google To Create Map Option That Will Make Streets SaferMany people turn to Google for answers, and now two New York City Council members say the technology giant has the answer to making city streets safer.
Survey: Nearly Three-Quarters Of Area Roads In Poor Or Mediocre ConditionThe survey also found that area drivers spend about $700 in repairs due to rough roads.
Officials Release Report On Overcrowding At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's ERThe report comes on the heals of a public hearing held in early December on overcrowding at the facility.
Bill To Ban NYC Horse-Drawn Carriages Heading To City CouncilLong-delayed legislation to ban horse carriages in New York City is finally going to be introduced at the City Council next week.
State Lawmakers Give OK To 25 MPH Speed Limit For New York CityThe state Assembly approved the city's request late Thursday and the Senate followed suit early Friday morning as the Legislature worked to adjourn their six-month session.
NYC Council To Vote On Traffic Safety LegislationSpeaker Melissa Mark-Viverito said the council will vote on 17 bills and resolutions that complement Mayor Bill de Blasio's "Vision Zero'' plan.
City Council Set To Approve Traffic Safety Measures Under Vision Zero InitiativeThe council is ready to pass 17 bills and resolutions related to the mayor's Vision Zero plan.
Slow Zone Coming To Grand Concourse In The Bronx As Part Of 'Vision Zero' Traffic Safety PlanThe Grand Concourse is the second of 25 planned arterial slow zones being put in place throughout the city in an effort to reduce traffic fatalities.
City Councilman Proposes New Rules To Alternate Side ParkingCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez has introduced a bill that would allow drivers to park on a street again right after a street sweeper moves through.
City Council Committees Hear De Blasio's Traffic Safety PlanMayor Bill de Blasio pitched his "Vision Zero" plan as an aggressive crack down on speeding and other traffic violations in an effort to reduce fatalities in New York City.
Washington Heights Officials Want Probe Into Effect Of GWB Lane ClosuresNew York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat called on his colleagues to look into the lane closures back in Nov. when details of the scandal first began to emerge. The lawmaker said failing to look into the impact of the lane closures would be an opportunity missed.
25 Domino's Pizza Employees Reinstated Amid Wage DisputeTwenty-five Domino's Pizza employees who were fired after complaining about the wages have been reinstated, state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday.