Ydanis Rodriguez

Square Renamed For EMT Who Worked At Ground Zero Following 9/11Amsterdam Avenue at 172nd Street in Washington Heights is now Luis de Pena Jr. Square.
Council Members: NYC Shouldn't Pay More For MTA BudgetTwo New York council members say the city shouldn't pay any more than what's already been allotted to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
De Blasio: East River Tolls Worth Exploring, But Plan Unlikely To Clear AlbanyCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez wrote in a policy report released Monday that charging the tolls would "revolutionize the way our city moves and make our roads that much cleaner, safer and more equitably used."
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.
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