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Posted on: January 17, 2019

Two-Part Major Tram Overhaul to Begin in Mid-February

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The Roosevelt Island Tram is scheduled to undergo two major maintenance projects that will reduce operating service to one cabin only beginning the second week of February and continuing for at least 10 weeks, the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (R...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Update on the RI Unusable and Discarded Bike Program

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Since October, RIOC has removed 35 broken or discarded bikes from the Island:

- Nine removed from the MTA subway station- Two by Firefighter's Field- 17 from under the Helix- The rest that were found in other locations across the Island including street si...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

You’re Invited to Chess Against the Best Feb. 22

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The Roosevelt Island Library and Youth Center Chess Tournament is soliciting players for the Island’s first-ever public competition February 22.

Up to 30 players will compete in three different levels: beginner, intermediate and rated players acc...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Southtown 8 to bring new affordable housing to RI

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Southtown 8 to bring 341 new units of affordable housing to RI

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC) has executed a ground lease agreement with the developers – the Hudson Companies Inc. and the Related Companies LLP. -  for ...

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