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…

BRONX BP DIAZ & WESTCHESTER CE LATIMER LEAD DISCUSSION OF NEWLY CREATED PENN STATION ACCESS BRONX & WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COUNCIL

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Westchester County Executive George Latimer hosted the inaugural meeting of the Penn Station Access Bronx & Westchester Community Council at Mercy College in Morris Park – which is the planned site of a future new Metro-North Railroad Station. Janno Lieber, Chief Development Officer and President…