City Planning Invites New Yorkers to Help Shape the City’s Next Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, Starting with “Waterfront Planning Camp” for All Ages on Governors Island on August 17th

NEW YORK – Department of City Planning (DCP) Director Marisa Lago today invited every New Yorker to play a role in imagining how to make one of our city’s defining resources – its 520 miles of waterfront – work even better. As a kick-off for the next Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, the public is urged to participate…

DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES NYC CARE IN THE BRONX, KEY COMPONENT OF MAYOR’S GUARANTEED HEALTH CARE COMMITTMENT

NYC Care now available in the Bronx; New Yorkers should call 646-NYC-CARE to check eligibility NEW YORK––The de Blasio Administration today launched NYC Care, a key component of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s commitment to guarantee health care for all New Yorkers, by offering quality and affordable health care for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers…

TESTIMONY OF BRONX BOROUGH PRESIDENT RUBEN DIAZ JR. BEFORE THE NEW YORK CITY PLANNING COMMISSION RE: Borough Based Jail System

Chair Lago, Vice Chair Knuckles, and esteemed Commissioners, I am here today to implore you to vote no on today’s ULURP or to remove the Bronx site for further consideration. To be clear, Rikers Island is an abomination that must be shutdown. It is an archaic, outdated, harsh environment that puts both officers and detainees…