“We appreciate City Hall’s proposal to increase its annual contribution to the MTA Capital Program by $25 million. But the city needs to do much more to close the estimated $14 billion gap in the plan,” says Regional Plan Association President Emeritus Bob Yaro. “The city has the most to gain from a fully functioning transit system. The vast majority of the MTA’s nearly nine million daily passengers live and/or work in the city, and if the system is allowed to deteriorate, it will have an inordinate impact on New York City’s residents and its economy.”
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