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PCAC and Councils speak out against MTA service cuts

Today our Chairs’ op-ed was published on the New York Daily News:

“At the same time congestion pricing is getting underway, cutting service sends exactly the wrong message. If you want people to get out of cars, they need viable alternatives including robust subways, bus and commuter rail service. Encouraging people to get out of cars means you must provide real service alternatives. Redesigning bus routes and eliminating root causes of delay to get people where they’re going faster are meant to provide better service to attract riders.
Cutting service is counterintuitive and counterproductive. The MTA must balance its books, but not on the backs of riders.”

Read the full article here.