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Five years after New York City launched Vision Zero as a way to combat traffic fatalities, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and Councilman Andrew Cohen are celebrating finally securing a left turn signal for southbound Riverdale Avenue traffic looking to turn onto West 231st Street. more
A bill that was pushed through Albany by both Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz and state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi is now law. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature has made Erin’s Law an actual law, which supporters say will require public schools to teach children about how to recognize and react to inappropriate behavior from adults. more
Riverdale Avenue might look calm, but it can be a dangerous stretch of road. Especially between West 230th and West 236th streets. Paint lines marking out four lanes of traffic are faded, and double-parked cars on both sides render some lanes impassable. Drivers and pedestrians are both at risk. more
The nation might be in a tailspin when it comes to saving the environment, but New York looks to be a silver lining in those deep, dark clouds. more
An anniversary is fast approaching for a Spuyten Duyvil elementary school, but it’s not a happy one. In fact, what happened in October 2015 ultimately threw P.S. 24 into a tailspin after the city’s education department decided not to renew a lease renting space for extra classrooms at The Whitehall. more
While President Trump believes virtually closing the country’s southern border with Mexico will make a significant impact on immigration there, U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel has a different idea. And he used a recent trip to El Salvador and Honduras with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to help drive that point home. more
Bronx bus riders and the elected officials who represent them are tired of the MTA’s failure to deliver on its promises. Some 17 Bronx elected officials signed a letter calling on to Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Metropolitan Transportation Authority chair Patrick Foye to amend the MTA plan for revitalizing bus service in the Bronx. more
It’s finally settled. The intractable rumor that Councilman Andrew Cohen would be nominated for a supreme court judgeship this year has been resolved. He won’t be trading his spot in city hall for a black robe and gavel. At least, not yet. more
A crew with backhoes showed up at a scrap of dirt off West 251st Street separating Post Road from Broadway last month to address a road that’s not been treated with the respect due a 400-year-old landmark. more
A recent letter by Bernard Stein was definitely not worthy of a Pulitzer Prize. more
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