Park advocates hope the bridge will help spur action to make the borough's waterfront more accessible.
Rep. Jose Serrano opposed $3.5 million in public subsidies for FreshDirect's move to The Bronx.
The board voted by a wide margin to back a lease modification the company needs to move to The Bronx.
A heated CB1 meeting ended Thursday without a decision on FreshDirect's planned move to the district.
Ruben Diaz Jr. did not reappoint a CB1 member who had loudly opposed FreshDirect's planned Bronx move.
The groups say a fatal hit-and-run crash Monday underscores the need for more traffic enforcement.
Urban planners suggested parks and community spaces would be a better use of the South Bronx waterfront.
The online grocer hired the award-winning eco-activist as a consultant to engage local groups.
The group, South Bronx Unite, travelled to the Upper West Side Wednesday to recruit supporters.
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