MTA Millionaires’ Tax Could Fix Subways, Queens State Senator Says

Rich Barone, the vice president for transportation at the Regional Plan Association, wasn’t opposed to the idea of the bill, but he said lawmakers need to push further to get the MTA to tap into more revenue streams.

“The Second Avenue subway has brought tons of wealth to the Upper East Side — made possible by public funding,” Barone said. “A one and done tax on the wealthy could be good, but we need to be looking at how to create the revenue streams for a sustainable transit system.”

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