Saturday, December 13, 2008

MTA cuts bus lines, NYC responds !

City Hall Steps
Sunday, Dec 14, 1pm
organized by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer

Borough President Scott Stringer is organizing a media event this coming
Sunday, December 14th. Due to the dire fiscal situation, the MTA is
proposing massive cuts to bus and subway service across the metropolitan
region, coupled with steep fare hikes. But most damaging of all is the
proposed 50% fare hike to Access-A-Ride trips, and the elimination of 24
bus routes in areas without handicapped-accessible subway stations. The
result will be a dramatic loss of mobility for senior citizens and the
disabled. We need seniors, the disabled, their families and advocates to
stand together and make it clear that these cuts cannot be allowed to

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