best hollow victory (2008)

ALAN HEVESI'S REVELATION OF TA BUDGET TRICKERY AND SUBSEQUENT STRAPHANGER'S LAWSUITS TO PREVENT FARE INCREASE

ALAN HEVESI'S REVELATION OF TA BUDGET TRICKERY AND SUBSEQUENT STRAPHANGER'S LAWSUITS TO PREVENT FARE INCREASE. March 6—MTA raises subway fares to $2. April 23—New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi announces that the MTA hid half a billion dollars to justify a fare increase in 2003. May 14—NY State Supreme Court Justice Louis York orders a fare rollback. July 15—MTA's fare increase is upheld by the state Supreme Court's appellate division. September 23—The Court of Appeals decides it won't hear the Strap-hangers Campaign's final appeal against the fare hike.

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