MTA: Don’t Leave New Yorkers Stranded

Students, Seniors and Disabled Riders Face Critical Losses, Rally Against Cuts
  Tell the MTA not to cut our Student MetroCards or paratransit services! Urge the MTA to adopt alternative plans presented by New Yorkers and their elected leaders!

Stop the MTA from Cutting Service New Yorkers Depend On

What can you do? Join the New York City Council and the Straphangers Campaign:
    Sign our petition http://council.nyc.gov/html/action_center/mta.shtml Contact the MTA. Urge them to find alternative ways to prevent these terrible cuts and to ensure an open public process. By phone: (212) 878-7483 or email: http://www.mta.info/faqs.htm Contact Governor Paterson. Let him know what transit service means to you. Contact Governor Paterson at - http://www.state.ny.us/governor/contact/index.html Don’t let the MTA pass these cuts without public input!

Please attend the MTA hearings — dates and locations on reverse side.

For more information, contact:
Nick Rolf at speakerquinn@council.nyc.gov or 212-442-5765 Jason Chin-Fatt at straphangers@nypirg.org or 212-349-6460

Check the NYC Council and Straphangers webpages for updates at:
http://council.nyc.gov/html/home/home.shtml — www.straphangers.org
new York CitY CounCil CounCil MeMber

SPeAkeR ChRiSTiNe C. QuiNN
3rd District, Manhattan Phone: (212) 788-6871 email: speakerquinn@council.nyc.gov Subject: MTA Cuts

JAMeS VACCA
13th District, Bronx

Chair: NYCC Transportation Committee 3040 East Tremont Avenue, Room 104 Bronx, NY 10461 Phone: (718) 931-1721
CoUNCiL MEMBER 10th District, Manhattan CoUNCiL MEMBER 30th District, Queens

CoUNCiL MEMBER

CoUNCiL MEMBER 7th District, Manhattan

GALe A. BReWeR
6th District, Manhattan

ROBeRT JACkSON YDANiS RODRiGueZ eLiZABeTh CROWLeY
751 West 183rd Street New York, NY 10033 Phone: (212) 928-1322 618 West 177th Street New York, NY 10033 Phone: (917) 521-2616 6477 Dry Harbor Rd. Middle Village, NY 11379 Phone: (718) 366-3900

563 Columbus Avenue (at 87th Street) New York, NY 10024 Phone: (212) 873-0282

Students, Seniors and G, M, and W lines, with more transfers and longer trips;  end part or all of theDisabled Riders Face Critical Losses, Rally Against Cuts  increase waits and crowding at midday/weekends on more than half the subway lines;  Tell the MTA not to cut our Student MetroCards or paratransit services!  end weekday service on 11 bus routes, weekend service on 22 routes and  Urge the MTA to adopt alternative plans presented by New Yorkers and their elected leaders! overnight service on 18 routes; What can you do? Join the New York City Council and the Straphangers Campaign:  Restructure or replace in part weekday service on 41 bus routes, 32 weekend  Sign our petition http://council.nyc.gov/html/action_center/mta.shtml routes and 9 overnight routes;   Contact the MTA. Urge them to find alternative ways to prevent these terrible cuts and to eliminate 10 express bus routes, consolidate four more; and ensure an open public process. By phone: (212) 878-7483  Reduce paratransit (Access-A-Ride) service by $40 million.
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AMONG The CuTS BeiNG SeRiOuSLY CONSiDeReD ARe TO:  Stop the MTA from Cutting Service New kids to school; Phase-out student MetroCards, which get 600,000 Yorkers Depend On

MTA: Don’t Leave New Yorkers Stranded

ATTeND The MTA’S uPCOMiNG PuBLiC heARiNGS
Time: 6 p.m. College of Staten island Sheraton LaGuardia east hotel For more information, contact: Springer Concert hall PhoenixRolf at speakerquinn@council.nyc.gov or 212-442-5765 Ballroom Nick 1P Building, 2800 Victory Boulevard 135-20 39th Avenue, Flushing, Queens Staten island
Jason Chin-Fatt at straphangers@nypirg.org or 212-349-6460
Directions:
7 train to Flushing-Main Street; Q12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 20A/B, 26, 27, 28, 34, 44, 48, 58, 25/65, 66, QBx1, N20, 21; LiRR to Flushing-Main Street

or email: http://www.mta.info/faqs.htm Contact Governor Paterson. Let him know what transit service means to you. Contact Governor Paterson at - http://www.state.ny.us/governor/contact/index.html Don’t let the MTA pass these 2010 Tuesday • March 2, 2010 Tuesday • March 2, cuts without public input!

Please attend the MTA hearings — dates and locations on reverse side. Time: 6 p.m.

Directions: Check the NYC Council and Straphangers webpages for updates at: S62/92; from Manhattan: X10, X11; from Brooklyn: S53 to S62/92, S93
NYCT shuttle bus will operate from CSi bus stop to concert Hall http://council.nyc.gov/html/home/home.shtml — www.straphangers.org

Wednesday • March 3, 2010 Time: 6 p.m. Brooklyn Museum
Cantor Auditorium 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
Directions: 2, 3 trains to eastern Parkway-brooklyn Museum;
4,5 trains to Franklin Avenue, Franklin Ave Shuttle S to botanic Garden; b, Q trains

Wednesday • March 3, 2010 Time: 6 p.m. The Paradise Theater
2403 Grand Concourse at 187th Street, Bronx
Directions: b, D, trains to Fordham road; bx1, bx2, bx12 SbS,
bxM4A, bxM4b to Fordham road; Mnr to Fordham road

Thursday • March 4, 2010 • TiMe: 6 P.M. Fashion institute of Technology
Haft Auditorium, Seventh Avenue at 27th Street, Manhattan
Directions:
1 train to 28th Street, 1, 2, 3, A, C, E trains to 34th Street-Penn Station, B, D, F, V, N, R, Q, W trains to 34th Street-Herald Sq; M4, 6, 7, 10, 16, 20, 34, Q32

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