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Someone Show Governor Cuomo This Animated Move NY Explainer

3:51 PM EDT on May 6, 2015

Not sure why you should support the Move NY toll reform plan? This animation is for you.

Move NY has picked up endorsements from city and state electeds, press outlets including the Times and Daily News, and scores of public interest groups. Yet despite the enormous $15 billion gap in the MTA capital program, Governor Andrew Cuomo, who runs the authority, has remained cool to the idea of reforming the toll system to secure the revenue the MTA needs to avoid burdening straphangers with higher fares and compromised service.

The animation directs viewers to the spiffy I Heart Move NY website, which has detailed info on the plan along with an online petition, where New Yorkers can tell officials to "get New York moving again."

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