As New York City families prepare to hit the road for Thanksgiving, the heaviest travel weekend of the year, a survey by Borough President Scott M. Stringer, State Senator Daniel Squadron and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh reveals that Dollar and Thrifty rental car companies force customers to pay extra fees solely because they live in certain parts of New York City: Brooklyn residents pay an additional $55 per day, Bronx residents pay $53, and residents of Queens pay $11.
Today, Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer and his staff donned purple in support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
After three summers on the job, Paul Sawyier, former intern for the Manhattan Borough President’s Office and current Harvard University undergraduate, reminisces about his experience working with the community affairs and constituent services unit and getting to know the BP himself.
Today Borough President Stringer stood with a diverse coalition of students, designers, elected officials, manufacturers, labor leaders and opinion-makers who joined together to support New York City's Special Garment Center District. Also in attendance were Arianna Huffington, Reps. Nadler, Maloney and Ryan, designers Nanette Lepore, Yeohlee Tang, students from Parsons and FIT, local factory owners, as well as representatives from the Workers United Union.
Today, Borough President Scott M. Stringer joined our friends at Downtown Alliance for their annual “Adopt-A-Geranium” event, part of the Alliance’s series of “Green Around Downtown” events. Each year for one day, volunteers and members of Downtown Alliance hand out free geraniums in Bowling Green Park to downtown residents and commuters.
Today Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer took to the streets of the East Village to announce an unprecedented study of bike lane safety produced by his office. Data was collected at eleven Manhattan bike lanes during recent morning and evening rush hours, and the most common infractions in bike lanes included: motor vehicle blockage, pedestrian use and cyclists going the wrong direction.
Braving rough weather, Borough President Scott Stringer joined with Councilmember Daniel Garodnick and Representative Carolyn Maloney to stand in support of the Stuyvesant Town and Peter CooperVillage Tenants’ Association in anticipation of the development’s foreclosure auction.
Saturday, Borough President Stringer traveled to Washington, DC to participate in the One Nation Working Together March. The march drew thousands to the nation’s capital to rally in support of jobs, justice and education.
Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer today welcomed Father Patrick Desbois to his office and presented him with a proclamation honoring his work on behalf of Ukrainian holocaust victims.
This week, Borough President Scott Stringer joined Assemblymember Deborah Glick, Councilmember Margaret Chin, and representatives from the Department of Transportation, Department of Parks, and Community Board 2 to break ground on Adrienne’s Garden.
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