2018 Press Coverage

NY 1 News

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

City and union leaders celebrate paid sick leave anniversary, By Stephon Johnson, New York Amsterdam News, April 6, 2017

Five Manhattan nonprofit and philanthropy influencers you need to know, By Sarina Trangle, City & State, April 6, 2017

Half price MetroCard program wins City Council's approval, By Amanda Mikelberg, Metro.US, April 5, 2017

Harlem’s Rodriguez, Fair Fares Coalition Discusses Anti-Poverty Initiative, By Harlem World Magazine, April 5, 2017

NYC Council proposes millions for discount MetroCards for poor, Citi Bike expansion, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, April 4, 2017

Right on rent, By Nancy Rankin, Voice of the People, Daily News, April 4, 2017

Negotiating Medical Bills, By Diane Spicer, Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, March 30, 2017

De Blasio’s “Two Cities” – one with transportation and one without, By Christina Greer, City & State, March 26, 2017

'Obamacare Is the Law of the Land' After Trump Yanks Health Care Bill, By  Ben Fractenberg and Nicole Levy, dnainfo, March 24, 2017

Report calls for dramatic state and city funding increases for NYCHA, By Brendan Cheney, Politico, March 23, 2017

Fair Fares funding a test for New York’s progressive mayor, By David R. Jones and John Raskin, City & State, March 20, 2017  

This city needs Fair Fares now more than ever, By City & State, March 20, 2017

Many Commuters Start Work Week Facing Higher MTA Fares and Tolls, WCBS New York, March 20, 2017

New round of MTA Fare and Toll Hikes Now in Effect, ABC 7 Eyewitness News, March 20, 2017

NYers react to latest increase in MTA fares, By Vincent Barone and Rachel Uda, Newsday, March 20, 2017

“MTA Fare Hike Now in Effect as Weekly, Monthly MetroCards Increase in Price, By Natalie Duddridge, NY1, March 19, 2017

Advocates Pressure de Blasio for City Subsidy to Reduced Fare MetroCards, By Cheryl Wills, NY1, In Focus, March 19, 2017

New Yorkers rally to subsidize MTA fare for low-income residents, By Lisa Evers, Fox5 News, March 19, 2017

Rechazan alza de MetroCard y reclaman tarifa justa para los pobres, By David Ramirez, El Diario, March 19, 2017

Commuters protest MTA fare hike, News 12 Brooklyn, March 19, 2017

MTA fare toll hike in effect:  NYC residents react, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, March 19, 2017

The Call, NY1, March 17, 2017

Obamacare replacement would throw NY insurance market back into quicksand, By Elisabeth R. Benjamin, Special to Syracuse.com, March 14, 2017

NYCHA’s Budget Crisis: A ‘Must Watch’ and a ‘Must Read’, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, March 13, 2017

New York City expanded its efforts to boost diversity at elite specialized high schools. So why hasn’t the needle budged?, By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, March 10, 2017

Governor Cuomo, New York's public housing infrastructure needs our attention, By David R. Jones and Afua Atta-Mensah, City & State, March 7, 2017  

N.Y. officials, health experts react to Republican Obamacare replacement, By Claire Hughes and Dan Freedman, Times Union, March 7, 2017

GOP unveils 'Obamacare' replacement, By Stacey Delikat, FOX 5 News, March 6, 2017

Mayor misses opportunity on MetroCards, Letter to the Editor by Nancy Rankin, Crain's New York Business, March 2, 2017

How minor crimes could result in deportation as feds crack down on undocumented immigrants, By Jay Dow, PIX 11 News, February 24, 2017

2,000 People Were Arrested for Turnstile-Jumping in January: NYPD, By Danielle Tcholakian, dnainfo, February 23, 2017

ACA repeal vs. N.Y.: Tallying up the harm, By Elisabeth Benjamin, Daily News, February 19, 2017

'Fair Fares' Proposal Dominates Debate at Transportation Hearing, by Luke Foley, Gotham Gazette, February 14, 2017

Transit Advocates Step up Pressure on de Blasio to Commit City Money for Reduced Fare MetroCards, By Jose Martinez, NY1, February 13 2017

Pols push for half-priced MetroCards for poor New Yorkers, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, February 14, 2017

MetroCard discounts for low-income New Yorkers still being pushed by advocates, officials, By Vincent Barone, amny, February 13, 2017

Sigue la lucha para Metro Card a mitad de precio, By Camille Padilla Dalmau, El Diario, February 14, 2017

Dems push de Blasio to cut subway, bus fares for poor, By Michael Gartland, New York Post, February 13, 2017

MTA Fare Hikes Will Come Amid Worse Subway Service, Many Straphangers Say, WCBS 880, February 13, 2017

Transportation advocates seek more affordable MetroCards, News 12 Brooklyn, February 13, 2017

City Should Subsidize Half-Price MetroCards for Poor New Yorkers: Advocates, By Danielle Tcholakian, dna info, February 13, 2017

'Fair Fares' Supporters Rally Outside New York City Hall, By Ciara McCarthy, Patch, February 13, 2017

Council Members Press City Hall for Half-Priced MetroCards for Low-Income New Yorkers, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, February 13, 2017

De Blasio again insists reduced subway fare is state's responsibility, By Conor Skelding, Politico Pro, January 27, 2017

When A Subway Swipe is Out of Reach, By Robert Rush, Gotham Gazette, January 27, 2017

Discounted MetroCard proposal for low-income NYers gets support from city unions, By Vincent Barone, amNew York, January 27, 2017

Gov. Cuomo’s New Affordable Housing Proposal Would Make Some Rents Less Affordable, By Cezary Podkul, ProPublica, January 26, 2017

Saying City ‘Can’t Afford’ ‘Fair Fares,’ De Blasio Points to State, By Samar Khurshid, Gotham Gazette, January 26, 2017

M.T.A. Votes to Raise Fares and Tolls: What You Need to Know, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, New York Times, January 26, 2017                              

Riding the subway just got more expensive even though it still costs $2.75 per swipe, By Mark Chiusano amNewYork, January 25, 2017

MetroCard rising to $3 per swipe, source says, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, January 25, 2017

Mayor Bill de Blasio has no control over the MTA, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, January 25, 2017

No Half-Priced MetroCard in Mayor's Preliminary Budget, By Stephen Nessen, WNYC News, January 24, 2017

What are Mayor de Blasio’s education priorities? Here’s what his preliminary budget tells us, By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, January 24, 2017

Community Service Society report shows positive signs for New York’s poorest, By Dan Rosenblum, New York Nonprofit Media, January 23, 2017

CSS President, David R. Jones on Eyewitness News’ “Here & Now” discussing the future of public housing, WABC Here and Now Part 3, January 22, 2017

Positive signs for New York’s poorest, new report finds, By Dan Rosenblum, City & State, January 22, 2017

MTA Expected To Vote For Another Fare Hike For Trains, Buses, Bridges, Tunnels, CBS Channel 2, January 20, 2017

MTA moves to raise subway fare to $3 per MetroCard swipe, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, January 19, 2017

How the poor pay the price for subway-worker benefits, By Nicole Gelinas, New York Post, January 16, 2017

Public housing's uncertain future under Ben Carson, By Tanzina Vega, CNN Money, January 15, 2017

Four borough presidents back Fair Fares proposal that would slash MTA costs for low-income New Yorkers, By Dan Rivioli, Daily News, January 12, 2017

Make the MetroCard a gateway to opportunity, not a barrier, Op-Ed by David R. Jones and Carol Kellermann, Crain's New York Business, January 8, 2017

Public Transportation Is a Necessity. Why Does New York Price It Like a Luxury?, By David R. Jones and Nancy Rankin, The Nation, January 6, 2017

Mr. Mayor, make good on your promise! By Elinor Tatum, New York Amsterdam News, January 5, 2017

Cuomo administration lays out dire impact of Obamacare repeal, By Dan Goldberg, Politico, January 4, 2017 

Inside the debates over the effectiveness and future of 421-a, By Tom Waters and Howard Husock, City & State, January 4, 2017  

Help ease rising MTA fares, By The Editorial Board, amNewYork,  January 3, 2017

2016 Press Coverage

For a Fairer Fare, Editorial, El Diario, December 29, 2016

“Fair Fares” Campaign named as one of six best ideas of 2016, Editorial, City & State, December 19, 2016

CSS finds workers with unpredictable schedules experience more economic instability, By Laura Nahmias, Politico, December 20, 2016

MTA fare hike proposals met with alarm in Brooklyn, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, December 19, 2016

Reduced transit fare would help get low-wage workers moving, Stuart Appelbaum, New York Amsterdam News, December 15, 2016

Bronx Residents Say Another MTA Fare Hike Would Be Devastating: 'Do I Buy Groceries or Buy a Metr

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