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March 2017

NY Times Editorial Board Weighs in on New Sheridan Proposal, Cites SBRWA Leadership

2017-07-08T17:28:26-04:00 March 30th, 2017|milestone, Press, updates|

Today, the New York Times Editorial Board weighed in on Governor Cuomo's recent proposal for the Sheridan Corridor. The Editorial Board cited SBRWA's work and included the following quote from SBRWA member Pratt Center's Elena Conte, "If Governor Cuomo wants credit for undoing the legacy of Robert Moses in the South Bronx, he will do that not just by making physical changes, but also by listening to a community that Moses pointedly ignored." To read the entire article, click here.

May 2016

SBRWA Brings Together 300 South Bronx Youth to Celebrate State Funding for Transformation of Sheridan Expressway by Planning for New Boulevard

2016-05-16T16:51:05-04:00 May 16th, 2016|Press, updates|

On Friday, May 13th, SBRWA members brought together 300 South Bronx youth to celebrate Governor Cuomo's announcement that the NY State Budget will include funding for the conversion of Sheridan Expressway into a neighborhood-friendly boulevard. The summit engaged young people with interactive workshops and participatory planning exercises to envision the future of the neighborhood made possible by conversion. To learn more about the event, read the SBRWA Press Release, May 13, 2016.

March 2016

April 2015

February 2015

March 2014

January 2014

SBRWA Agenda Gains Traction at State Hearing!

2014-01-20T00:40:08-04:00 January 20th, 2014|updates|

On Thursday, Assemblyman Marcos Crespo participated in a joint legislative budget hearing that focused on transportation issues. In this video, the Assemblyman explains to NYSDOT Commissioner Joan McDonald the economic and community health benefits of building direct ramps to Hunts Point as well as the need to build crosswalks across the Sheridan for greater access [...]

December 2013

Bronx Business and Community Groups United in Call for Ramps from the Bruckner to Hunts Point

2017-05-13T11:19:57-04:00 December 10th, 2013|updates|

Build Them Now! Assemlyman Marcos Crespo (Left) and Kellie Terry Sepulveda of The Point CDC (Right) address the crowd Hunts Point businesses and South Bronx community groups held a press conference calling on Governor Andrew Cuomo to move forward with the construction of direct access ramps from the Bruckner Expressway to the Hunts Point [...]