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After local residents formed a petition asking for the removal of double-decker tourist buses, the Department of Transportation has successfully relocated the bus stop away from the Sakura Park, just west of Riverside Drive. Prior to the relocation, sightseeing buses would use the streets close to Sakura Park to idle,...

  Bill to Protect School Children from Negative Impacts of Major Construction Projects has 13 Co-Sponsors Including Environmental Conservation Committee Chair FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, October 21, 2014  CONTACT:   Jordan Levine 917-842-5748 / jlevine@council.nyc.gov NEW YORK -- Today, City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Congressman Jerry Nadler, City Council Members Mark Levine...

Levine: “Multi-faceted plan is a major step forward towards the goal of equity for all our city’s vital green spaces.” NEW YORK -- Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio, Parks Commissioner Mitchell J. Silver, FAICP, New York City Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Council Member Levine, Chair of the Committee on Parks...

New York – Councilmember Levine is joining with organizations, business and legislators from across the city with the goal of reducing the environmental and financial toll plastic carry-out bags have on this city, by enacting a 10 cent fee on every carry-out bag used in the city. Every year approximately...

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