Hochul appoints Bronx DOT commissioner to state post

Gov. Kathy Hochul announced new administration nominations and appointments on Monday, Nov. 1, including naming Nivardo Lopez as deputy secretary for Transportation.

Most recently, Lopez served as Bronx borough commissioner for the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT). In that role, he advised the commissioner on all policy issues affecting transportation in the Bronx and worked with the various divisions within the agency to ensure effective service delivery in the Bronx.

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