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Riders Alliance Pushes For Legislation To Give Workers Pre-Tax Transit Benefits

An effort is underway in New York to push legislation that could save straphangers hundreds of dollars a year.

07/27/2014

An MTA bus (credit: Getty Images)

City Council Draws Praise From Riders Alliance For Expanding Bus Clock Initiative

The New York City Council has gotten praise from bus riders for expanding the number of countdown clocks at bus stops.

06/29/2014

Assemblyman Jim Brennan addresses the rally to protect transit funding.  (credit: Riders Alliance)

Transit Advocates, Pols To Cuomo: Don’t Steal From MTA

The agency and the state share responsibilty for servicing mass transit bonds. But under Cuomo’s proposed budget, the MTA would pick up a larger chunk of the tab.

03/02/2014

New York City Subway Train (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Transit Advocates To MTA: Use Extra State Funding To Restore Service

Transit advocates joined elected officials and a member of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board Sunday, demanding that the agency use a budget surplus to restore and increase service.

04/21/2013