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District 22

Costa Constantinides

Astoria, East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Woodside

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

November 6, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Astoria, NY — Community leaders and elected officials gathered today to celebrate the installation of a new four-way stop sign and crosswalk at 12th Street and Astoria Boulevard.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEAS
The Council of the City of New York 
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

October 15, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Asks DOT to Reimagine Dangerous Thoroughfare Following Tragedy

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides, community leaders, and street safety advocates today called on the City’s Department of Transportation to drastically improve street safety on Astoria’s 24th Avenue.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York 
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

November 19, 2020
Contact: Terence Cullen
tcullen@council.nyc.gov

Follows Recommendations by OneNYC Panel to Meaningfully Fight Climate Change

Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides announced today he will introduce a bill to effectively decriminalize “jaywalking.” This will end the arbitrary enforcement overwhelmingly against Black and Latinx New Yorkers, as well as pave the way for pedestrian friendly streets.  “Every New Yorker crosses in the middle of the block, but that can end in a ticket depending on your skin color,” saidCouncil Member Costa Constantinides, District 22.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
The Council of the City of New York 
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22 

October 7, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen 
718-274-4500

Boulevard Gardens to Get Long-Awaited Traffic Light at Hobart Street and 30th Avenue

Announcement Fulfills Longtime Promise to Create a Safer Woodside
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Astoria, NY — Council Member Costa Constantinides and Assembly Member Brian Barnwell today joined with the Boulevard Gardens community to announce that a long-sought traffic light will be installed at Hobart Street and 30th Avenue.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

September 25, 2019
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500

City Council Enacts Bills Promoting Clean Energy and Pollution-Free Safer Streets

Legislation Will Promote Renewable Energy Storage, Overnight Deliveries

New York City Hall — The New York City Council today passed several bills as part of Climate Week that will significantly help advance the Big Apple’s historic sustainability goals.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Council of the City of New York
Council Member Costa Constantinides, District 22

October 17, 2018
Contact: Terence Cullen
718-274-4500/646-573-8496

Council Members Announce Legislative Package to End Stipulated Fine Program, Significantly Improve Safety for Pedestrians, Cyclists, and Drivers

New York City Hall — Council Members Costa Constantinides, Ydanis Rodriguez, Antonio Reynoso, Stephen Levin, and Chaim Deutsch today announced legislation to abolish the controversial Stipulated Fine Program, and hold delivery companies accountable for recklessly parking on crowded streets.

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The Council of the City of New York
Office of Costa Constantinides
(718) 274-4500

For Immediate Release
February 8, 2018
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Community Rallies Against MTA Construction Plan at Ditmars Boulevard Station

Astoria, N.Y. – Elected officials, community leaders, small business owners, and members of the public gathered today to rally in opposition to the planned construction project at the Ditmars Boulevard N/W Station in Astoria.

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The Council of the City of New York
Office of Council Member Costa Constantinides
718-274-4500

For Immediate Release
February 24, 2017
Contact: Shachar Sharon

Elected Officials, Community Stakeholders Support Constantinides Steinway Street Plan
Call for Public Input on Reinvestment Proposal

Astoria, N.Y. – Members of the Steinway Astoria Partnership, Transportation Alternatives, Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblymember Aravella Simotas, Assemblymember Brian Barnwell, Community Board 1, and others today announced their support of Council Member Constantinides’ proposal to reinvest in Steinway Street.

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