Save the Date: Riders Alliance Gala!

Mark your calendar for the party of the year:
The Riders Alliance 2016 gala!
Monday, September 19th, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Houston Hall
222 W. Houston Street
(Btwn. 6th & Varick in the West Village)

To sponsor or co-host the Riders Alliance gala, please click here. Thank you for helping to make it a success, and we look forward to celebrating together!

Albany Day Community Organizing for Better Public Transit in New York

The Riders Alliance fights for reliable, affordable, world-class public transit and a more just and sustainable New York.

Help win better public transit for all New Yorkers! Learn more about our current campaigns for reduced fares for low-income riders, Bus Rapid Transit, State funding for public transit and more. We’re happy to have you on board!

We launched our #FairFares Campaign!

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Photo by Riders Alliance member Scott Shaw

Sign the Petition: #FairFares on the Subway and Bus for Low-Income New Yorkers!

On Sunday, April 10th, we stood with the Community Service Society to launch our new campaign for #FairFares for low-income New Yorkers!

All too often, the lowest-income New Yorkers can’t afford their MetroCards, even though they rely on public transportation more than any other income level. Sign our petition for #FairFares! 

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Sign our petition to hold Governor Cuomo for the MTA!

Sign the Petition: Governor Cuomo: Make Good on Your Promise to Fund Public Transit!

You may have seen our recent video telling New Yorkers exactly who is responsible for our subways and buses: Governor Cuomo.

After making lots of promises to riders that he would contribute billions to improve New York City’s public transit, Governor Andrew Cuomo went back on his word. In January, he proposed that the State allocate $0 in new funds in this year’s budget to pay for the MTA’s 2015-2019 Capital Program, which funds maintenance, improvements, and expansions to our public transit.

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Gov. Cuomo: Make Good on Your Promise to Fund Public Transit!

Capital PhotoAs part of an agreement with Mayor de Blasio, Governor Cuomo agreed to contribute $7.3 billion in State funding to the MTA’s Capital Plan. On January 8th, the Governor seemed to double down on that promise, announcing in a major speech a number of transit improvements and promising to bring the MTA into the 21st century.

Instead of living up to his promises, the Governor allocated $0 to the MTA Capital Plan in his 2016 Executive Budget. Without a timetable for allocating funds the MTA will take on even more debt which could lead to fare hikes and service reductions.

So we’re launching a campaign to get the Governor to contribute the $7.3 billion he promised the MTA—and we need your help!

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