Bronx BP Ruben Diaz Jr. and colleagues cut the ribbon at La Central.

Breaking Ground and Comunilife Open New Supportive Housing at La Central in The Bronx

161 New Units for Formerly Homeless and Low-Income Individuals Open as Part of the Transformational La Central Mixed-Use Development THE BRONX, NEW YORK – Breaking Ground, New York’s largest supportive housing developer, along with its partner Comunilife, Inc. today celebrated the opening of its new 161-unit supportive residence, part of the La Central large-scale mixed-use…

BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ ISSUES REPORT ON MARIJUANA JUSTICE IN NEW YORK STATE

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has issued a new report outlining an action plan for criminal justice reform and economic empowerment following the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York State. The report, titled “Marijuana Justice in New York: The Path to Reform,” provides six recommendations that should coincide with the likely legalization of…

Final Plan for MTA’s Bronx Bus Network Redesign Adds New Local and Express Service, Sets Foundation for New All-Day High Frequency Network to Attract Ridership

Proposal Adds Three New Routes, Improves Service Frequency on 11 Lines and Nine Corridors, Streamlines 18 Routes and Balances Stop Spacing to Speed up Rides; Plan Incorporates Unprecedented Levels of Public Outreach, Multi-Agency Coordination and Extensive Feedback from Customers The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today released the final plan for the Bronx Bus Network Redesign that proposes…

BP DIAZ & HARRIS COUNTY JUDGE LINA HIDALGO PLACE FRIENDLY WAGER ON RESULT OF HOUSTON ASTROS-NEW YORK YANKEES ALCS SERIES

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Harris County (Texas) Judge Lina Hidalgo have placed a friendly wager, as the New York Yankees get set to take on the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball’s (MLB) American League Championship Series (ALCS). Borough President Diaz Jr., a Bronxite who grew up emulating former New York Yankees…

BP DIAZ RESOLUTION TO INCREASE MWBE PARTICIPATION IS APPROVED BY NYCERS PENSION FUND

Borough President Diaz introduced a resolution that would empower New York City’s pension fund to bring more Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises before the Board for selection as asset managers. Yesterday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. introduced and passed a resolution in his role as a trustee of the New York City Employees Retirement…