Mar 14, 2011
Council Member Garodnick gave a cautious endorsement to the Department of Transportation's revised plan for a 34th Street Transitway, after the DOT made changes based on community input.
Mar 8, 2011
Amid debate about whether bicyclists on the loop roads in Central Park are being unfairly ticketed when they run red lights – even when no cars or pedestrians are in the area – Council Member Garodnick asked the Department of Transportation to explore the appropriateness of installing flashing yellow traffic signals.
Mar 3, 2011
Months after the MTA announced plans to quiet the beeping and the blasts of air heard when buses are lowered or raised at stops, Council Member Garodnick pressed the agency for a progress report.
Mar 2, 2011
Council Member Garodnick called on Schools Chancellor Cathie Black to let principals keep the money they have saved from their budgets and roll it over to offset looming cuts to the classroom.
Feb 26, 2011
Council Member Garodnick spoke in strong defense of women's health and the right to choose, at a rally of some 6,000 New Yorkers supporting Planned Parenthood and similar family planning services.
Feb 23, 2011
In response to an announcement that over $80,000 per unit will be spent to renovate vacant apartments at Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village, Council Member Garodnick called for greater transparency and accountability by ownership and management.
Feb 18, 2011
The New York City Pedicab Owners’ Association (NYCPOA) endorsed a package of bills authored by Council Member Garodnick to reform the industry, the first significant regulations on pedicabs since the Council licensed them in 2009.
Feb 11, 2011
A creative new effort to boost business along the Second Avenue Subway construction corridor will reach 2 million straphangers.
Feb 4, 2011
After Mayor Bloomberg stated publicly that non-emergency City workers should have reported to work even after the declaration of a weather emergency and the closure of City offices, Council Member Garodnick said that such a policy is not only unfair, it could also undermine cleanup efforts.
Feb 2, 2011
Council Member Garodnick introduced a pair of new pedicab reform bills, as well as another that seeks to prevent the use of fraudulent parking placards.