At a rally in front of the BIC’s office in downtown Manhattan on May 9, a half-dozen City Council members joined several dozen trash industry workers and immigrant advocates to pressure the agency to revoke Sanitation Salvage’s license, tighten regulations within the industry, and prevent pedestrian deaths.
Concerned citizens gathered at Hunts Point Riverside park on Monday, urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo not to build off-ramps between the Sheridan and Edgewater Road.
The food giant FreshDirect is scheduled to move its headquarters to Port Morris before the end of the year. A new study by Columbia University aims to measure the impact new truck traffic will have on residents.
After years of neglect, the run-down Third Avenue Bridge is getting a thorough cleaning, thanks to some engaged residents and neighborhood organizations.
An ambitious proposal for a 26-story building on the Grand Concourse narrowly passed a preliminary vote of Community Board 1, as board members repeatedly rejected reassurances by developers and a city official that the complex will benefit the community.
The six-lane Bruckner Boulevard has one of the highest traffic volumes in the city, and was the scene for three vehicular deaths in March and April. As a result, neighbors and elected officials are demanding that the city make some changes to improve lives for pedestrians.
Pollution from exhaust fumes has long presented a major health hazard for residents of the South Bronx, but a new initiative by the fire department aims to put a dent in local carbon emissions, at the cost of a few parking spaces.