New Rochelle mayor highlights strong economy and future plans in State of the City address

Yadira Ramos-Herbert emphasized the support provided to local businesses through events like the New Rochelle Street Fair, Holiday Market, and Taste of Union Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Apr 12, 2024, 10:43 AM

Updated 37 days ago

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New Rochelle Mayor Yadira Ramos-Herbert delivered her first State of the City address last night, highlighting the city's strong economy.
She emphasized the support provided to local businesses through events like the New Rochelle Street Fair, Holiday Market, and Taste of Union Avenue.
Additionally, she outlined several key initiatives:
  • Grants are available to help restore storefronts.
  • A major goal is to transform Memorial Highway into a vital connection between downtown, the train station, and Lincoln Avenue.
  • Plans include the creation of pedestrian-friendly spaces and bike lanes.
  • New Rochelle aims to join a prestigious list of cities worldwide leading the way towards a green, people-centered future.
  • The renovation of the New Rochelle train station is underway, with plans for it to become the first Metro North stop with direct access to Penn Station in the coming years.


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