Consumer Affairs Committee Meeting - February 10, 2015


Transportation Committee Meeting - February 23, 2015


Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Repair of the Wearing Surface


Construction of Fan/Vent Plant


Taxi Smart Card Program

Residents with disabilities living within Community Board 1, (Astoria) and Community Board 18, (Canarsie/Flatlands) are eligible to participate in a pilot program being administered by the Department for the Aging (DFTA) and the Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD).

Persons with a disability can enroll in the "Taxi Smart Card" program. This program enables the rider to utilize a taxi cab or livery service for transport as an alternative to Access-A-Ride. Participants will contribute $12.50 and the City will contribute $87.50 for a total of $100.00. The card can be refilled four (4) addition times. Additional information can be obtained by calling DFTA at 212 442-3026 or go to

Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House located at 10-25 41 Ave., Long Island City is requesting volunteers to assist students with:

  • Math, Science and Reading
  • SAT Instruction
  • After School extracurricular activities
  • Microsoft Excel

If you are interested, please contact Amita Umaranikar or call 718 784-7447 x146.

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