An effort is underway in New York to push legislation that could save straphangers hundreds of dollars a year.
The New York City Council has gotten praise from bus riders for expanding the number of countdown clocks at bus stops.
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.
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.