Press Office

Press and Media Inquiries

All press and media inquiries should be directed to:

Communications 
The David N. Dinkins
Manhattan Municipal Building
1 Centre Street, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10007
Phone (212) 386-0238

Press Releases

2016 Press Releases
2015 Press Releases
2014 Press Releases


2017 Press Releases

July 20, 2017
The Department of Citywide Administrative Service (DCAS) officially opened a new Computer Based Testing Center (CTAC) for civil service exams today at 118-35 Queens Boulevard, at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

July 10, 2017
On July 12, 2017 at 11am EDT, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) will be hosting an information session entitled, “Opening up Competition and Fostering Market Participation including Minority and Women Business Enterprises (M/WBE) in New York City Fleet’s Truck and Specialized Equipment Procurements.”

June 16, 2017
On Friday, June 16, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs will join with 19 cultural institutions on City-owned property to shut off the lights for one hour from noon to 1pm, working by daylight to highlight the simple actions that can help reduce overall energy usage throughout the city.

June 15, 2017
On Friday, June 16, 2017, the Department of Administrative Services (DCAS) will join offices all over the world for the third year in a row to turn off the lights and use daylight in lieu of electric lighting.

June 7, 2017
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) today announced a new procurement initiative to help expand vendor participation in the City Fleet’s trucking and specialized equipment procurements.

May 11, 2017
At today’s 29TH City Fleet and Equipment Show, the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) announced a series of new steps to further NYC’s progressive fleet leadership well into the future including several new safety and sustainability measures.

2016 Press Releases

November 29, 2016
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) today announced that the City has completed a contract with General Motors (GM) to procure the new, all-electric GM Chevrolet Bolt for use in the City’s fleet.
January 19, 2016
New York City announced today that under the city’s Vision Zero program, 2015 was officially the safest year on New York City streets since record-keeping began in 1910.
January 5, 2016
Mayor Bill de Blasio appoints Lisette Camilo as Commissioner of the Department of Citywide Administrative Services.