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District 15

Ritchie J. Torres

Bedford Park, Fordham, Mount Hope, Bathgate, Belmont, East Tremont, West Farms, Van Nest, Allerton, Olinville

Winning Projects:

TransitFunded
Bus Countdown Clocks

Votes: 1374 | Cost: $40,000

Transportation Hubs
Two bus countdown clocks which will help riders know when the next bus will be arriving.

Public SafetyFunded
NYPD Security Cameras

Votes: 1531 | Cost: $350,000

TBD
Install ten NYPD Security Cameras throughout District 15.

Parks & RecreationFunded
Bronx Park East Physical Exercise Equipment

Votes: 1165 | Cost: $200,000

Between Waring Avenue and Rosewood Street
Construct physical exercise equipment in Bronx Park.

EducationFunded
Mobile Laptop Carts and Smart Boards

Votes: 1494 | Cost: $305,000

M.S.391, P.S.9, I.S.254, Jonas Bronck Academy
Purchase seven carts with thirty laptops each, and ten interactive white boards to be used by students.

EducationFunded
Jonas Brock Academy Science Cart

Votes: 1299 | Cost: $62,000

400 East Fordham Road
Purchase a mobile science cart with lab materials for the students of Jonas Bronck Academy.


The following projects were not funded:

Parks & Recreation
Zimmerman Playground Basketball Court

Votes: 902 | Cost: $500,000

Zimmerman Playground
Resurface basketball court in Zimmerman Playground.

Housing
Murphy Houses Grounds Renovation

Votes: 476 | Cost: $300,000

NYCHA Murphy Houses
Renovate benches and resurface concrete in Murphy Houses.

Education
TAPCO Lockers

Votes: 1160 | Cost: $200,000

2225 Webster Avenue
Install 80 lockers to create a girl’s locker room for Theater Arts Production Company School. There are currently no lockers for female students.

Education
P.S. 23 Playground Renovation

Votes: 1123 | Cost: $400,000

2151 Washington Avenue
Renovate the playground of P.S. 23, including a new jungle gym.

Education
Jungle Gym at P.S. 54

Votes: 1144 | Cost: $150,000

2703 Webster Avenue
Construct a jungle gym in the yard of P.S. 54.