Scott Stringer Tells the MTA to Listen Up On Demands of Elders and Disabled
Forget NYU2031; the Manhattan Borough President has another bone to pick. And this one involves public transportation, both above and underground.
The "lengthy, Byzantine process" citizens must undergo to receive a new MetroCard in the mail is one of the main targets of Stringer's message, for example. At the press conference this afternoon, a story from the letter was told of an older woman who had to wait 12 weeks to get a replacement fare card from the main offices. And, for an age group that is already economically strained, this can lead to a "dangerous situation" for the straphangers.
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