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From: Ruben Safir
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Subject: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Re: Transit cuts: seeing is believing
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The MTA proposal SUCKS and would make the MTA even a more run away train
than it is.
Why do you swallow their BS like this and pretend that they are an
ethical and responsbile organization.
They are greedy animal. ANy money you give them they will spend and be
Michael O'Loughlin wrote:
> Dear Ruben,
> What will doomsday look like at the MTA? Now you can see for
> We've posted all 193 proposed service cuts on transit maps of
> the 5 boroughs, and the result is not a pretty sight.
> How will service cuts affect your life? Do you ride the W in
> Brooklyn? Or the Q56 in Queens? Maybe the M8 gets you cross-town
> in the morning?
> Click on your borough below to print a custom doomsday map. Then
> mail it to your state legislators, telling them what service
> cuts would mean for you.
> Map of Manhattan Service Cuts [pdf]
> Map of Brooklyn Service Cuts [pdf]
> Map of Queens Service Cuts [pdf]
> Map of Bronx Service Cuts [pdf]
> Map of Staten Island Service Cuts [pdf]
> Send your map with a personal note to:
> Senator Kruger
> 803 Legislative Office Building
> Albany, NY 12247
> Assembly Member Cymbrowitz
> 538 Legislative Office Building
> Albany, NY 12248-0001
> Then, let us know you sent your letters by hitting reply to this
> email so we can keep track of which decision-makers are
> receiving letters.
> Decision-makers in Albany need to see what the MTA's proposal
> will really mean for their constituents - longer commutes,
> longer wait times, inconvenient routes, and all of it with
> lighter wallets.
> Mass transit is the engine of New York's economy. Our trains and
> buses serve workers, tourists, students, businesses and
> families, and when New Yorkers can get where they need to go,
> everybody benefits: riders, businesses, our entire economy and
> our environment.
> If the Albany decision-makers fail to approve a new source of
> stable funding by the MTA's March 25th deadline, New York's
> economy will take another devastating blow.
> Click on your borough from the list above to check out what the
> MTA's doomsday plan really looks like. Then, print a copy of
> your map and send it to your state representatives, with a
> personal note telling them why you need them to fairly and fully
> fund transit with a plan like the Ravitch Commission has
> Show our leaders in Albany exactly why they must act before
> March 25th - the livelihoods and quality of life of their
> constituents depend on it.
> Every sector of our economy profits from affordable, convenient
> transportation, and so every sector, not just riders, must
> contribute to keep New York moving.
> The clock is ticking. Tell your representatives why the doomsday
> clock must be stopped with an alternative like the Ravitch plan.
> Michael O'Loughlin
> Campaign for New York's Future
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