With (Facebook) Friends Like These …

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Make drivers chip in for transit? OMG, right?

Looks like at least one of Marty’s friends isn’t LOL.

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Jim Brennan, Marty Golden Aim to Slow Transit Raids

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Since 2009, Albany has stolen roughly $260 million dollars from dedicated transit funds in an attempt to plug the state government’s enormous deficits. Those cuts have wreaked havoc upon the MTA’s budget, precipitating major service cuts and fare hikes. Now, however, some legislators are trying to help put an end to those raids. A new […]

Marty’s Message: If You Disagree With Marty, You Don’t Count

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At yesterday’s day of action on Prospect Park West, one contention from the opposition especially didn’t sit well with everyone who turned out to support the redesigned, traffic-calmed street. With hundreds of bike lane supporters gathered on the sidewalk a few feet away, Borough President Marty Markowitz’s chief of staff, Carlo Scissura, told the assembled […]

Q Poll: New Yorkers Favor Pricing as Transit Funding Source

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A Quinnipiac Poll released today shows once again that New Yorkers are decidedly in favor of congestion pricing with revenues allocated for mass transit. The latest numbers indicate 59 percent approval vs. 38 percent opposed. Here’s the breakdown by borough: Manhattan: 73% – 23% Bronx: 57% – 39% Brooklyn: 51% – 46% Queens: 58% – […]