Transit advocates to host evening rally against the cuts

By · Published in 2009

While time has long run out on the MTA, a group of transit advocates are going to give it the old college try today. This evening, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., three groups will be hosting a rally in Union Square to “urge our elected officials to stand up for transit.” The Straphangers Campaign, the Working Families Party and Transportation Alternatives will gather to “send a clear message that New Yorkers are united against the 25% fare increases and service cuts.” That’s all well and good, but as Streetsblog’s Ben Fried wrote yesterday, until these groups — and in particuarl, the WFP — come out for something, they’re just spinning their wheels.

Categories : Asides, Doomsday Budget

One Response to “Transit advocates to host evening rally against the cuts”

  1. Jon says:

    The WFP does not care how high the fare is as long as workers wages, benefits and pensions are protected. After all, we all have to pay our “fair share”.

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