2018 Press Coverage

Thousands of People’s Insurance Appeals Went to a Doctor Feds Say Is a Fraud, By John Tozzi, Bloomberg, October 2, 2018

De Blasio says NYPD will soon release turnstile jumping data, By Gloria Pazmino, Politico Pro, September 20, 2018

Councilman Sues City, NYPD Over Failure To Publish Subway Fare Evasion Data, By Claire Lampen, Gothamist, September 20, 2018

What's at Stake in Fight for Subway Fare-Beating Data, New York Times, By Ali Winston, September 19, 2018

Mayor, Police Commissioner Sued for Holding Up Release of Subway Fare Evasion Stats, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, September 19, 2018

Subway Policing In New York City Still Has A Race Problem, By Anna Flagg and Ashley Nerbovig, Gothamist, September 12, 2018

Subway Policing in New York City Still Has A Race Problem, By Anna Flagg and Ashley Nerbovig, The Marshall Project, September 12, 2018

Don't flatten Nycha—fix it, Letter to the Editor by David R. Jones, Crain's NY Business, August 23, 2018

City's housing policy is not adding up, By Tom Waters and Oksana Mironova, Crain’s NY Business, August 16, 2018

Student Metrocards Put City Teens in a Summer Squeeze, By Sokhna Fall and Fariha Fawziah, City Limits, August 13, 2018 

'Drop In The Bucket': The State Of Affordable Housing In De Blasio's New York, by Steven Wishnia, Gothamist, August 8, 2018

25 Took First Step to Second Chance at LIFE Camp, By Andy Katz, Queens Daily Eagle, August 7, 2018

Homelessness is a housing problem, By Ben Adler, City & State, August 5, 2018

Are more low-income NYers hopeful about climbing the economic ladder?, By Inside City Hall, NY1 News, August 1, 2018

Low-income New Yorkers are getting more economically hopeful, By Zach Williams, City & State, July 31, 2108

Can a proposal to expand gifted classes help integrate New York City’s specialized high schools?, By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat, July 31, 2018

NYPD refuses to release required data on turnstile jumping enforcement, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, July 30, 2018

MTA's debt levels worry one board member, By Paul Burton, The Bond Buyer, July 24 2018

Public housing, private pitfalls: What NYCHA tenants lose in moving to new management, By Victor Bach and Afua Atta-Mensah, Daily News, July 3, 2018

Subway Delays Hit Low-Income New Yorkers the Hardest, Report Says, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons and Tyler Blint-Welsh, New York Times, June 27, 2018

Launched by Bloomberg, City’s Anti-Poverty Lab Works Quietly Under de Blasio, By Jonelle Carrera, City Limits, June 27, 2018

NYCHA study raises questions over funding vs. management, By Sam Raskin, Politico, June 18, 2018

Cuestionan la eliminación de exámenes de admisión en secundarias especializadas,By Juan Manuel Benitez, NY1, June 16, 2018 

Celebran aprobación de financiamiento de MetroCard para pobres, By José Martínez, El Diario, June 13, 2018

Means-Based, Transit-Fare Discounts Take a Leap Forward in the Big Apple, By Irvin Dawid, planetizen.com, June 13, 2018

Mom who wrote about struggles affording subway rides celebrates Fair Fares victory, By Jillian Jorgensen, Daily News, June 12, 2018

Aseguran fondos que harán realidad subsidio de MetroCards para 800 mil pobres en NYC, El Diario, June 12, 2018

Funding for Fair Fares, discounted MetroCards for poor, celebrated at Fulton Street rally, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, June 12, 2018

Fair Fares: New York City budget includes $106 million for discount MetroCard program, By Lauren Glassberg, abc7New York, June 12, 2018

City budget includes $106 million for Fair Fares, By Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, June 12, 2018

Mondays with the Mayor, Part 2: Making a city budget deal, By Inside City Hall, NY1, June 11, 2018

Discounted MetroCards for the poor secure funding from de Blasio, City Council, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, June 11, 2018

Five things to know about the NYC budget deal: Finally, Fair Fares, City & State, June 11, 2018

Half-fare Metrocards become a reality, but could the program get cut when needed most?, By James Ford, WPIX 11, June 12, 2018

Here's How Fair Fares Could be Implemented Quickly, By Stephen Nessen, WNYC News, June 8, 2018

New York City Will Cut Transit Fares for Low-Income Riders, By Laura Bliss, CityLab, June 8, 2018

Leaders Poised to Provide Discounted MetroCards to Low-Income New Yorkers, By J. David Goodman, New York Times, June 7, 2018

Deal struck to fund 'Fair Fares' half-priced MetroCards: Sources, By Erin Durkin, Jillian Jorgensen and Dan Rivoli, Daily News, June 7, 2018

The money train arrives, By Daily News Editorial Board, June 7, 2018

Half-priced MetroCards near reality for NY’s poorest subway riders, sources say, By Ivan Pereira and Vincent Barone, amNewYork, June 7, 2018

De Blasio, Johnson strike deal for half-price MetroCards, By Yoav Gonen, New York Post, June 7, 2018

Asian Groups See Bias in Plan to Diversify New York’s Elite Schools, By Elizabeth A. Harris and Winnie Hu, New York Times, June 6, 2018

Battle Rages Over Plan Intended To Diversify NYC Specialized High Schools, By Andres O'Hara, Gothamist, June 6, 2018,

How one test kept New York City high schools segregated, By Hechinger Report, June 4, 2016

Advocates Rally For Half-Price MetroCards To Be Included In City Budget, WCBS 880, June 3, 2018

Fair Fares supporters stage fake ‘meet the mayor’ event after de Blasio snub, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, June 3, 2018

Inside the Fight for ‘Fair Fares’ in New York, By John Surico, VICE, June 1, 2018

Health Department forms group to review indigent care funding, By Nick Niedzwiadek, Politico, June 1, 2018

Eight Reasons Why Congestion Pricing Goes Great With the Fast Forward Plan to Fix NYC Transit, By Charles Komanoff, Streetsblog, May 29, 2018

New York is ripping up the playbook on how it shelters the homeless, By Nina Agrawal, The Los Angeles Times, May 25, 2018

Mayor de Blasio, Help New Yorkers Afford Subway Fares, By Corey Johnson and David R. Jones, New York Times, May 24, 2018

The War for New York: What the Cuomo-De Blasio Feud Means for Real Estate, By Rebecca Baird-Remba, Commercial Observer, May 16, 2018

‘Fair Fares’ advocates launch drive to get funding for cheap MetroCards, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, May 15, 2018

Fair Fares advocates for discounted MetroCards launch ‘Call the Mayor’ campaign, By Lisa L. Colangelo, amny.com, May 14, 2018

Piden que el alcalde acepte financiar programa de Metrocards baratas, By Fabiola Galindo, NY1noticias.com, May 14, 2018

Arrecian lucha para que De Blasio de luz verde a MetroCard para pobres, By Edwin Martinez, El Diario, May 14, 2018

Transit advocates ask subway riders to call the mayor in push for fair fares, By Kristin Toussaint, Metro US, May 14, 2018

New Yorkers urge de Blasio to support half-price MetroCards for low-income commuters, By Ameena Walker, Curbed New York, May 14, 2018

Announcing The Week-Long Grassroots Effort "Call The Mayor", Bronx.com, May 14, 2018

Half-Price MetroCards for the Poor Gain Support, but Not From de Blasio, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons and J. David Goodman, New York Times, May 11, 2018

Campaign for Fair Fares, Tiempo, May 6, 2018

Elected officials, advocates rally to oppose federal housing rent increases, By Brendan Cheney, Politico Pro, May 4, 2018

De Blasio’s $89B Executive Budget Pushes ‘Fairness’ Doctrine, but Critics Cry Foul, By Michael V. Cusenza, The Forum Newsgroup, May 3, 2018

How Bill de Blasio Bought NYCHA, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, April 30, 2018

Stories of Resilience Inspired Readers to Support Neediest Cases Fund, By Emily Palmer and John Otis, New York Times, April 28, 2018

Fair Fares proposal for half-priced MetroCards fails to make de Blasio’s 2019 budget, By Vincent Barone, amNY, April 27, 2018

Navigating the Maze of Higher Education, By Antonia Cereijido, Latino USA, April 27, 2018

US government proposes rent raise on federally subsidised housing, By Kristen Saloomey, Al Jazeera, April 27, 2018

How we can address some of NYCHA’s horrors, By Howard Husock, New York Post, April 26, 2018

Report cites housing insecurity for low-income tenants ahead of rent guidelines vote, By Janaki Chadha, Politico Pro, April 26, 2018

Cuomo Order on Public Housing May Carry Big Costs for City, By Luis Ferré-Sadurní and Jeffery C. Mays, New York Times, April 23, 2018

Advocacy groups want NYPD to disclose turnstile jump arrests, By Dean Meminger, NY1, April 20, 2018

Councilman Rory Lancman blasts NYPD on failure to produce fare-beating arrest reports, By Harry Siegel, Daily News, April 19, 2018

NYPD turnstile arrest data must be released to the public, councilman says, By Alison Fox, am New York, April 19, 2018

Proponen ley de transporte gratuito para favorecer a pobres y adultos mayores, By David Ramirez, El Diario, April 18, 2018

Give Poor New Yorkers a Break on Subway and Bus Fares, By The Editorial Board, New York Times, April 13, 2018

New York City Poverty Rate Hits Lowest Level Since Great Recession, By Madina Toure, Observer, April 13, 2018

NYPD’s neighborhood policing model to be tested on subways in Brooklyn, Bronx, By Alison Fox and Vincent Barone, amNewYork, April 12, 2018

Officials, advocates rally for Metrocard discounts, By Gloria Pazmino, Politico Pro, April 11, 2018

Our city, deeply divided by race, By Brad Lander and David R. Jones, Daily News, April 11, 2018

‘Fair Fare’ Proposal Pushes For Half-Priced MetroCards For Low-Income New Yorkers, CBS New York, April 11, 2018

Advocates To De Blasio: Approve Fair FaresWCBS News Radio, April 11, 2018

Rally pushes for 'Fair Fares' discounted MetroCards for low-income New YorkersABC 7, April 11, 2018

Advocates rally for reduced-priced MetroCards for low-income NYersNY 1, April 11, 2018

The Fair Fares Program Could Go Underway, By Benedict Carrizzo, WFUV, April 11, 2018

Corey Johnson: NYC “Should Not Wait on Albany” to Fund Discount MetroCards for Poor New Yorkers, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, April 11, 2018

Will 800,000 New Yorkers Receive Half-Priced Metrocards?, By Madina Toure, Observer.com, April 11, 2018

'Swipe Us In' With Half-Price MetroCards, Advocates Tell Mayor, By Noah Manskar, Patch.com, April 11, 2018

Fair Fares Coalition steps up fight for half-price MetroCards, By Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, April 11, 2018

Council Speaker Pushes Half-Price MetroCards for Low-Income New Yorkers, By Paul Berger, Wall Street Journal, April 10, 2018

City Council Makes Half-Priced MetroCards a Top Priority, Defying de Blasio, By Stephen Nessen, WNYC News, April 10, 2018

MetroCards Could Be Half-Price For Some NYers Under New Plan, By Noah Manskar, Patch.com, April 10, 2018

Fair fares proposal for half-priced MetroCards to be included in City Council budget response, Johnson says, By Vincent Barone and Nicole Brown, amNewYork, April 10, 2018

El Concejo Municipal incluye en su presupuesto las ‘MetroCards para pobres’, By Ramón Frisneda, El Diario, April 10, 2018

NYC is expanding a program to boost diversity at its elite high schools. But it isn’t making a dent, By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, April 8, 2018

State Budget Includes Unprecedented $175 Million to Invest in Skills - Now What?, By Kevin Stump, Gotham Gazette, April 4th, 2018

Care From Within the Community, By Chrissy Packtor, Public Health Post, April 3, 2018

Diversifying New York's Specialized High Schools, CUNY TV/Brian Talks New York, March 28, 2018

What Will Save New York City’s Subways—Millionaires Tax or Congestion Pricing? By Madina Toure, Observer, March 27, 2018

Federal Audit Demands Better Oversight of Program Key to NYCHA’s Survival Plan, By Abigail Savitch-Lew, City Limits, March 27, 2018

Politicians support funding cheap MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, By Dan Rivoli and Jillian Jorgensen, Daily News, March 26, 2018

City Council demands discounted MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, By Zoe Rosenberg, Curbed New York, March 26, 2018

247,977 stories in the Vacant City, priced out of reach for most renters, By Robert Neuwirth, Daily News, March 25, 2018

Evaluating the Rent Crisis: 10 Facts from the Housing Vacancy Survey and Advocates’ Reactions, By Abigail Savitch-Lew, City Limits, March 20, 2018

Bus, subway fares still aren’t fair for working poor, By Zak Kostro, The Riverdale Press, March 16, 2018

Mayor Passes The Buck On Elite School Diversity, Experts Say, By Noah Manskar, Patch.com, March 15, 2018

When giants merge, who benefits?, By Caroline Lewi, Crain's NY Business, March 14, 2018

Op-Ed: How Long Does It Take to Do the Right Thing?, By Brandon Hicks, Kings County Politics, March 13, 2018

Why This Time Could Be Different for Congestion Pricing in NYC, By Aline Reynolds, Next City, March 12, 2018

Mayor Must Stop Dragging His Feet on Specialized High School Reform, By Lazar Treschan, City Limits, March 9, 2018

Few black and Hispanic students receive admissions offers to New York City’s top high schools — again, By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat, March 7, 2018

Fair Fares shouldn’t require a special tax, By Nancy Rankin, Daily News, March 7, 2018

How New York’s affordable apartments compare to neighborhood incomes, By Sam Raby, Curbed, March 5, 2018

A marked drop in idle youth, but housing costs are a factor, By Aaron Elstein, Crain's NY Business, March 5, 2018

Why Can’t de Blasio’s Housing Authority Keep the Heat On?, By Steven Wishnia, Village Voice, March 2, 2018

TWU Head Rips Vance On Laissez-Fare Beats, By Bob Hennelly, The Chief-Leader, March 2, 2018

Report: Thousands of Affordable Units Could Go Market-Rate as Tax Credit Deals Lapse, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, March 1, 2018

Legal Fair Jumping, Thirteen MetroFocus, February 26, 2018

De Blasio’s being terribly un-fare: His stance on farebeating arrests isn't progressive at all, By Robert Gangi, Daily News, February 23, 2018

Congestion Pricing At Last?, David R. Jones, Brian Talks New York, February 21, 2018

City Pushes Back Against Another Austere HUD Budget, By Abigail Savitch-Lew, City Limits, February 21, 2018

As Flu Rages, Food Workers Resist Calling in Sick, By Mary Bakija, Village Voice, February 15, 2018

To prosecute or not prosecute fare evaders, By Stephon Johnson, New York Amsterdam News, February 15, 2018

MetroCard discounts for low-income New Yorkers should be funded in de Blasio’s budget, BP Diaz says, By Lauren Cook, amNY, February 14, 2018

Too Many Workers Still Don’t Get Higher Wages or Paid Sick Leave, By Nancy Rankin and Irene Lew, Public Seminar, February 14, 2018

New Policy Nixes Prosecution for NYC Turnstile Jumpers, By Andrew McCormick, Jewish Voice, February 14, 2018

Broad Business-Labor Coalition Ready to Back Congestion Pricing If Cuomo Releases a Strong Plan, By David Meyer, Streetsblog NYC, February 14, 2018

Riders Alliance holds Albany rally for transit fix-up funds, By Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, February 13, 2018

Can Congestion Pricing Fix Traffic Woes?, By Daniel C. Vock, Governing, February 13, 2018

Rough road ahead 
for congestion pricing, By Greg David, Crain's New York Business, February 12, 2018

Bklyn Legislators Demand Funds to Fix Subway, Push Congestion Pricing, By Kelly Mena, Kings County Politics, February 12, 2018

Advocates rip de Blasio saying available evidence shows fare-beaters are mostly poor, Daily News, By Erin Durkin and Rich Schapiro, February 10, 2018

Turnstile Jumping Pits de Blasio Against Police Reformers, By J. David Goodman, New York Times, February 7, 2018

MTA Board Member David Jones defends turnstile jumping policy, By Brendan Cheney, Politico, February 6, 2018

How Trump's Funding Cuts Threaten 'Basic Health Program' Plans, By Michelle Andrews, NPR, February 6, 2018

Cut In Federal Subsidies Threatens Basic Health Programs In N.Y., Minn. By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News, February 6, 2018

Turnstile jumping should be prosecuted by Manhattan DA, Lhota says, By Vincent Barone, amNY, February 6, 2018

New York State’s New Paid Family Leave Law Is the Strongest One Yet, Julie Kashen, The Century Foundation, February 5, 2018

Transit Advocates to Storm Albany for MTA Action, By Ben Brachfeld, Gotham Gazette, February 5, 2018

Addressing Displacement in the New York Metro Region Requires New Strategies, By Oksana Mironova, Next City, January 31, 2018

Now's the time to speak up on sick leave, mayor, By Nancy Rankin, Daily News, January 29, 2018

De Blasio's blind spot, By Sarah Goodyear, City & State, January 26, 2018

These DACA Recipients Will Remain Eligible for Medicaid, By Madina Toure, Observer, January 24, 2018

Cuomo to use Medicaid program to insure DACA recipients if feds kill program, By Dan Goldberg and Nick Niedzwiadek, Politico, January 23, 2018

Report:Indigent Care Pool formula hurts safety net hospitals, By Dan Goldberg, Politico, January 23, 2018

State is cutting hospitals too much slack on financial assistance programs, report says, Crain's Health Pulse, January 23, 2018

CityViews: How New York Pays for Albany’s Weak Rent Laws, By Oksana Mironova, City Limits, January 23, 2018

Public Housing Chief Misstated Lead Paint Fact, Investigator Says, By Cindy Rodriguez, WNYC News, January 23, 2018

Riders Alliance pushes for support of congestion pricing, By Paula Katinas, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 23, 2018

Not This Time, David Weprin, By Ben Fried, Streetsblog, January 22, 2018

A Pricing Scheme to Unclog New York’s Arteries, By Editorial Board, New York Times, January 22, 2018

Coming congestion pricing fight plays out in Queens, By Janaki Chadha, Politico, January 21, 2018

Queens officials, residents express strong opposition to congestion pricing proposal, By Lindsay Tuchman, NY1 News, January 21, 2018

Fix for indigent care pool formula won't come this year, By Dan Goldberg, Politico, January 19, 2018

Los atascos llegan a costar $20,000 millones a Nueva York, By Ana B. Nieto, El Diario, January 17, 2018

Low-income New Yorkers unaware of programs protecting workers’ rights, By Grace Segers, City & State, January 15, 2018

Should NYCHA Be Treated Like a Private Landlord?, By Abigail Savitch-Lew, City Limits, January 12, 2018

Depending on his argument, de Blasio's facts shift on cars owned by public housing tenants, By Sally Goldenberg, Politico, January 11, 2018                        

BronxTalk: Transit Issues, Interview with Harold Stolper, BronxNet Television, January 9, 2018

How to Get New York Moving Again, By David Leonhardt, New York Times, January 7, 2018

For Many Public Housing Residents, It’s Cold Inside, Too, By James Barron, New York Times, January 5, 2018,

An Open Letter to NYC Mayor de Blasio on Congestion Pricing, By Eric A. Goldstein, Natural Resource Defense Counsel (NDRC), January 1, 2018

Mayor de Blasio Should Seize His Second Term to Make New York the ‘Fairest Big City in America’, By the Editors, The Nation, January 1, 2018

2017 Press Coverage

New York joining states requiring paid family leave, By Mary Esch, Associated Press, December 24, 2017

Paid Family Leave Takes Effect in New York State, By Kacie Candela, WFUV News, December 23, 2017

Turnstile policing, David R. Jones on Here and Now, Channel 7, December 17, 2017

End indigent-care adjustments, Benjamin says, Crain's Health Pulse, December 14, 2017

De Blasio reps oppose MTA budget missing $430M needed for fixing subway service, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, December 14, 2017

Assembly hearing examines health care access for immigrants, By Dan Goldberg, Politico, December 13, 2017

Audiencia pública sobre cuidado de salud, Telemundo, December 13, 2017

Revenue uncertainty surrounds N.Y. MTA budget debate, By Paul Burton, The Bond Buyer, December 12, 2017

NYPD debe rendir cuentas sobre arrestos de evasores en el Subway, By Edwin Martinez, El Diario, December 12, 2017

Council Passes Lancman Bill For Subway Fare Evasion, By Ariel Hernandez, Queens Tribune, December 12, 2017

Bill To Force Reports On Fare-Beating Arrests Passes Council, By Noah Manskar, Patch, December 12, 2017

Lawmaker, activist discuss NYCHA's funding and safety issues, By NY1 News, December 10, 2017

14 last-minute tips for enrollees in the Obamacare marketplace, By Jeanie Ahn, Yahoo Finance, December 8, 201

Turnstile jumping data on arrests, summonses could be made public under City Council bill, By Vincent Barone, amny.com, December 7, 2017

To fix NYCHA, de Blasio needs Trump, By Howard Husock, Daily News, December 6, 2017

New York City's poorest riders badly need our help. It's only fair, By Rubén Díaz Jr., City & State, November 30, 2017 

As Bill de Blasio Enters Second Term, Progressives Push for More, By J. Brian Charle, GOVERNING, November 15, 2017

Four priorities for de Blasio's second term, By Greg David, Crain's New York Business, November 13, 2017

MetroCard’s replacement could lead to more equitable fares, experts say, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, November 13, 2107

Here’s why some lawmakers are pushing back against fare evasion crackdowns, By Mike Elsen-Rooney, The Washington Post, November 8, 2017

Mysterious Bonus Makes Rich NYC Schools Richer, Critics Say, By Mike Elsen-Rooney, WNYC, November 8, 2017

Subway delays still on the rise, with three Queens rail lines among the worst offenders, By Mark Hallum, Times Ledger, November 2, 2017

Experts Predict Fewer ACA Enrollees Nationwide, Insurance News Net, November 1, 2017

Experts expect fewer Obamacare enrollees nationwide, By Daniel Axelrod, Times Herald-Record, October 31, 2017

New York prepares for open enrollment in the age of Trump, By Jonathan LaMantia, Crain's New York Business, November 1, 2017

Congestion Pricing and the Working Poor: Few Would Pay, Many Could Benefit, By Nancy Rankin and Irene Lew, Center for New York City Affairs, November 1, 2017

De Blasio's Record on Poverty and Inequality, By Samar Khurshid, Gotham Gazette, November 1, 2017

Congestion Pricing Isn’t Regressive—Failing to Fix Transit Is, By Nick Sifuentes, City Limits, October 31, 2017

Five Ways de Blasio Could Fix Transit, But Won’t, By Aaron Gordon, Village Voice, October 30, 2017

Bernie Sanders Throws His Weight Behind de Blasio’s Hollow Transit Populism, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, October 30, 2017

Bernie Sanders Backs NYC 'Millionaire's Tax' To Fund Subways, By Noah Manskar, Patch, October 30, 2017

Sorry mayor, bridge tolls are progressive, By David R. Jones, Daily News, October 25, 2017

Mayor de Blasio’s theory of congestion toll pricing hurting poorer New Yorkers debunked by his MTA board reps, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, October 25, 2017

Mayoral appointees to de Blasio: Congestion pricing is 'progressive', By Dana Rubinstein, PoliticoPro, October 24, 2017

Mayor trots out brain-dead argument against congestion pricing, By Erik Engquist, Crain’s NY Business, October 25, 2017

Congestion pricing impact on outer-borough residents would be nominal, analysis shows, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, October 25, 2017  

De Blasio’s wrong: Poor New Yorkers Stand to Gain a Lot from Congestion Pricing, By David Meyer, Streetsblog NYC, October 24, 2017

How To Navigate Trump's Obamacare, Elisabeth Benjamin, WNYC, October 23, 2017

CSS report: Poor communities of color are targeted in fare hike arrests, By Stephon Johnson, New York Amsterdam News, October 19, 2017

This $2.75 gateway to jail targets New York’s poorest black neighborhoods, By Rebecca McCray, Injustice Today, October 17, 2017

#SwipeItForward: Why People With Transit Passes Are Swiping in People Without, By Kevon Paynter, YES! Magazine, October 17, 2017

Report: NYPD Targets Communities of Color for Jumping Turnstiles, by Joshua Scott Albert, Mass Appeal!, October 17, 2017

Group says report shows racial disparity in NYPD fare evasion arrests, By Jose Martinez, NY1 News, October 16, 2017

Brooklyn turnstile jumping arrests target poor African-Americans: Report, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, October 16, 2017

Bill de Blasio’s Police Reform Agenda has Achieved Much and Disappointed Many, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, October 16, 2017

Poor black Brooklyn residents targeted for fare evasion arrests: Report, By Kristin Toussaint, metro, October 16, 2017

Poor Black Communities Targeted for Turnstile-Jumping Arrests, Report Says, By Gwynne Hogan, dnainfo, October 16, 2017

Report: Poor Black Brooklynites Most Likely To Be Arrested For Turnstile Jumping, By Emma Whitford, gothamist, October 16, 2017

New York's first open enrollment under Trump is a test of how much state can ignore D.C., By Dan Goldberg, PoliticoPro, October 12, 2017

De Blasio's housing plan should pivot towards low-income New Yorkers, By Oksana Mironova and Sylvia Morse, City & State, October 10, 2017

New Yorkers will be able have up to two convictions for nonviolent offenses sealed, By Thomas MacMillan, Wall Street Journal, October 6, 2017

New York’s Republicans must resist the Obamacare repeal and replace effort, By Elisabeth Benjamin, City & State, September 26, 2017

Dan Donovan reaching out to help senior citizens, By NY1 News, September 21, 2017

Bemoaning Budget Cuts, Navigators Say Feds Don’t Appreciate Scope Of The Job, By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News, September 19, 2017

Income Goes Up and Poverty Goes Down in New York and New Jersey, By Mirela Iverac and Rhyne Piggott, WNYC News, September 14, 2017

Left behind in N.Y. jobs boom, By Errol Louis, Daily News, September 5, 2017

City plans to slash funding from Young Adult Borough Centers — a last resort option for students, By By Monica Disare and Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, August 23, 2017

There's a war going on in Trump Village, By Aaron Elstein, Crain's New York Business, August 21, 2017

En Harlem la salud de la comunidad está en manos de vecinos, By Pedro F. Frisneda, El Diario, August 7, 2017

Helping the Poor Get Through the Turnstiles, By The Editorial Board, New York Times, August 3, 2017

A New York Exchange Check-Up, The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC Radio, August 1, 2017

No excuses, Mr. Mayor – support Fair Fares, By Nick Powell, City & State, July 31, 2017   

The GOP’s Real Healthcare Repeal Target Is Poor People, By E. Tammy Kim, The Village Voice, July 28, 2017

De Blasio’s Progressivism Doesn’t Include Right to Public Transit, By Felipe De La Hoz, Gotham Gazette, July 17, 2017

Can Turnstile Jumping Be Prosecuted 'Kindly'?, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, July 17, 2017

Local Impact of Senate Health Care Bill, NBC News, June 26, 2017

New York leaders call Senate health bill 'inhumane' and 'unfair', Crain’s Health Pulse, June 23, 2017

Media critic de Blasio should cop to how he steers coverage, By Norman Oder, City & State, June 21, 2017

Public Comment Period Open For New York Health Insurance Rates, By Bret Jaspers, WSKG News, June 19, 2017

Fare evasion is a crime of poverty, By Rory Lancman and David R. Jones, Daily News, June 16, 2017

When People Can’t Afford Transit, New York City Pays for It — One Way or Another, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, June 16, 2017

De Blasio MTA Appointee Slams NYPD Fare Evasion Arrests, By Madina Toure, Observer, June 7, 2017

NYPD’s 'unfair' fare-beating policing continues, despite calls for transparency, By Vincent Barone, amny.com, June 7, 2017

Quieren que el NYPD dé datos sobre arrestos por evadir tarifas, By Camille Padilla Dalmau, El Diario, June 7, 2017

De Blasio Declines To Fund Half-Price MetroCards For New Yorkers Living In Poverty, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, June 7, 2017

Digging into details of mayor’s diversity plan, critics see easy goals and iffy approaches, By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat, June 6, 2017

Help Poor New Yorkers Buy Transit Passes, By the Editiorial Board, New York Times, June 6, 2017

NYC’s Public Housing was Turning a Corner. Then Came Donald Trump, By Adam Wisnieski, City Limits, June 5, 2017

Trump’s budget: Medicaid, EPA and more spending cuts that could impact NYC, By Lauren Cook, amNewYork, May 24, 2017

NYPD Won't Release Arrest Info on Turnstile Jumping, MTA Board Member Says, By Gwynne Hogan, dnainfo, May 22, 2017

Criminal Justice Advocates Call on de Blasio to Provide Discount Fares for Poor New Yorkers, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, May 17, 2017

Activistas insisten en los $200 millones para subsidiar la MetroCard, By Edwin Martinez, El Diario, May 17, 2017

NYC Has An Affordability Crisis — So Why Won't Politicians Help The Poor Afford Public Transit?, The Village Voice, By Christopher Robbins, May 1, 2017

NYC Ferry launching from Rockaway in ‘new era’ for transit, By Vincent Barone, am New York, May 1, 2017

Eleven things to watch for in de Blasio's executive budget, By Laura Nahmias, Politico, April 26, 2017

Low-income metro card proposal excluded from mayor's budget, By Vincent Barone, am New York, April 26, 2017

Transit union boss joins fight to reduce MetroCard fares for the poor, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, April 25, 2017

Advocates push de Blasio to get on board with half-price MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, April 25, 2017

Seeking Compromise, Advocates Ask De Blasio To Phase In Half-Price MetroCards For Poor NYers, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, April 25, 2017

Brooklyn Lawmakers Use Fair Fares Rally To Highlight Wealth Disparity, By Kelly Mena, Kings County Politics, April 25, 2017

Lawmakers call for half-priced MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers, News 12 Brooklyn, April 25, 2017

De Blasio MTA appointee: The mayor 'just doesn’t get it' , By Dana Rubinstein, Politico, April 20, 2017

NYC Council Urges Transit Discounts for Low-Income Riders, By Kelsey E. Thomas, Next City, April 6, 2017

De Blasio’s 'Piecemeal' Transportation Agenda, By Luke Foley, Gotham Gazette, April 6, 2017

 

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