Tag: Robert Holden

Councilman Holden pushes for VA Hospital signage on major roads and highways from DOT

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Oct. 6, 2023 By Anthony Medina Councilman Robert Holden penned a letter to the Department of Transportation on Monday, Oct. 2, urging Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez to install adequate street signage for veteran affairs hospitals. In his letter, Holden asks the DOT to consider adding visible and clear signage on nearby highways and major roads to indicate where VA hospitals are located. The added benefit of the DOT’s approval for more signage would also provide veterans with the support and care rightfully earned, Holden expressed. “Considering the significant number of veterans traveling by car to reach their appointments, clear directional signage…
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Queens council member voices outrage over inconvenient DOT road work

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Sep. 28, 2023 By Anthony Medina The New York City Department of Transportation’s planned road work being conducted during the peak hours of the day is quickly becoming a nuisance to residents in the neighborhoods of Glendale,  Middle Village and Rego Park. According to a letter sent by Council Member Robert Holden on Tuesday, Sept. 26, the milling, repaving and pedestrian ramp construction during peak traffic hours in his district are causing more problems for early morning commuters. The DOT began the milling and paving process for multiple streets in the council member’s district earlier this month and posted the…
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Queens councilman partners with the Trust for Public Land to upgrade local schoolyards

Apr. 7, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Councilman Robert Holden’s office has partnered with the Trust for Public Land to upgrade the schoolyards at P.S. 229, P.S. 153, and I.S. 79. Holden allocated $4.8 million to these projects to revitalize the surrounding neighborhood and create safe and fun spaces for children to play. “I’m thrilled to continue…
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DOT to install pedestrian ramp at Stanhope and Fairview in Ridgewood

Apr. 3, 2023 Elijah The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) will install a pedestrian ramp and other safety improvements at the notoriously dangerous intersection of Stanhope Street and Fairview Avenue in Ridgewood. In a letter sent to Councilmember Robert Holden, the DOT revealed they had the intention to add more safety measures after…
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