On May 22, 2023, the New York City Department of Transportation announced the first of six self-guided cycling routes to encourage cycling throughout the City ahead of the upcoming summer months. The Department’s stated goal for the routes is to promote cycling as a fun, fast, and healthy way to travel.
On March 16, 2023, the NYC Council approved Council Member Amanda Farías’s bill, Int. 0236-2022, that will reduce NYC Ferry’s fares for NYC high school students by including them in the NYC Ferry Discount Program.
On May 18, 2023, Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Thomas Foley, Health and Mental Hygiene Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan, and Animal Care Centers of NYC Chief Executive Officer Risa Weinstock joined community members and advocates to celebrate the groundbreaking of a new Animal Care Center at 2050 Bartow Avenue in the Baychester section of the Bronx. The Animal Care Centers are overseen by the Department of Health and operated by Animal Care Centers of … <Read More>
On March 21, 2023, elected officials and agency officials from the Department of Design and Construction, Transportation, and Environmental Protection announced the completion of a $231 million upgrade in the water distribution system and road reconstruction along Ninth Avenue, one of Midtown’s major corridors. The investment also included safety improvements and street redesign enhancements to reclaim more space for pedestrians and decrease congestion.
Today, April 18, 2023, DEP Commissioner Rohit Aggarwala spoke at the 186th CityLaw Breakfast. Commissioner Aggarwala spoke on “What Should Earth Day Mean for NYC?” Professor Ross Sandler, Director of the Center for New York City Law, delivered opening remarks. Dean and President of New York Law School Anthony W. Crowell joined for a closing discussion. This breakfast was sponsored by ConEdison, Verizon, and Greenberg Traurig LLP.