Category: Events

Public Hearing on Manhattan Traffic Congestion, September 17, 2015

While the City is currently conducting an extensive study of the effects of for-hire vehicles (such as Uber) on city traffic, we all know that traffic congestion occurs for many reasons– and so there are many possible solutions. Under the NY City Charter, Borough Presidents are empowered to conduct public hearings on matters of public interest. BP Gale A. Brewer’s first hearing will be conducted on the topic of traffic… Read more

Brewer Announces Public Hearing on Manhattan Traffic Congestion

Today, Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer announced a public hearing on Manhattan traffic congestion, its causes, and potential solutions. Brewer issued the following statement: “Uber and for-hire vehicles are only one piece of a larger congestion puzzle, and we need to have a broader conversation on congestion causes and solutions in Manhattan. That’s why I am convening a public hearing, as authorized by the City Charter, to fully explore… Read more

Celebrate Black History Month!

Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer invites you to celebrate Black History Month with a networking reception honoring six African American leaders in Manhattan’s technology community: CLAYTON BANKS, Silicon Harlem
KATHRYN FINNEY, digitalundivided
BRUCE LINCOLN, Silicon Harlem
MARCUS MITCHELL, Google
VALORIE ROBERSON-WILLIAMS, Educator
JENNA WORTHAM, New York Times 6-8pm on Thursday, February 26 at MIST Harlem, 46 West 116th Street. Space is limited. RSVP below… Read more

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