In January, Citi Bike sent a representative to Community Board 2, which includes Hunts Point in its jurisdiction, to announce plans to hold public workshops in the spring to discuss potential expansion into the area in the future. No dates have yet been announced for those workshops, but Hunts Point was not included in the service map listed on Citi Bike’s website.
City officials met with residents at The Point on June 18 to discuss the eagerly anticipated arrival of a new Metro-North station in two years, and promised to take community input into account.
Speed cameras in school zones all over New York City were turned back on last week, after Mayor de Blasio signed an executive order that extended the program for 30 days.
A judge in New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan will decide on Aug. 6 whether a settlement should go forward in a class action suit that would require Puerto Rico’s biggest bank to pay nearly $8 million to some of its customers and their attorneys.
State transportation officials got an earful from Bronx residents and advocates who oppose a key detail in the State’s plan to revitalize the Sheridan Expressway, at a public hearing in Hunts Point on June 27. It was the last hearing for testimony to be given in response to the State’s proposal to build three ramps between the Sheridan and Edgewater Road, as part of a $1.7 billion investment to upgrade and beautify the expressway and surrounding area.
Developers might not be able to build hotels in Hunts Point’s industrial area without a special permit, if Community Board 2 votes later this month to approve an amendment to the city’s zoning code.