2019 Press Coverage

CSS and activists to City Hall: ‘Fair Fares could work if people knew it existed’, By Cyril Josh Barker, New York Amsterdam News, February 14, 2019

How to Counter the Latest Congestion Pricing Objections, By Charles Komanoff, Streetsblog, February 12, 2019      

Something to see here: Farebeating is a serious problem underground,  By Daily News Editorial Board, February 12, 2019

Watch NYC Subway Riders React To Inside Edition Reporter's Scolding, By Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist, February 12, 2019

The Fight for Stronger Rent Regulation in New York Is Beginning, By Oksana Mironova, Shelterforce, February 6, 2019

NYCHA Hires Private 'Slumlord' to Run Public Housing, By Anjali Kamat, WNYC, February 6, 2019

Fair Fares, slowly, By Mark Chiusano, am NewYork, February 5, 2019

De Blasio Care, The Indypendent, February 5, 2019

City launches task force to help 'disconnected youth', By Madina Touré, Politico, February 1, 2019

Does Less Policing = More Fare Beating on New York City Subways?, By Jeanmarie Evelly, City Limits, January 30, 2019

Only A Handful Of NYers Have Signed Up For New Half-Priced MetroCards, Stephen Nessen, WNYC, January 30, 2019

NYCHA Residents On Possible Federal Takeover: Ask Us How To Fix Our Buildings, Not Ben Carson, By Emma Whitford, Gothamist, January 28, 2019

Cuomo’s Blunt Subway Strategy: Humiliate the M.T.A. to Force Change, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, New York Times, January 23, 2019

Over-Policing in Gentrifying Neighborhoods with Harold Stolper (Part 1), Daily Beat/BRTToday, January 21, 2019

I-Team: Expensive Experts? MTA Hires $300 Million Consultants But Opts for Free L Train Advice, By Chris Glorioso and Evan Stulberger, NBC News, January 17, 2019

As De Blasio Touts Affordable Housing Milestone, Critics Says He's Failing The Poorest New Yorkers, By Elizabeth Kim, Gothamist, January 17, 2019

MTA Considers Tying Fare Increases to Service, By Paul Berger, Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2019

City hospital system proposes changes to charity-care payments, By Jonathan LaMantia, Crain's NY Business, January 17, 2019

Financial Coaching Gives Him a Path Out of Student Loan Debt, By Adriana Balsamo, New York Times Neediest, January 17, 2019

New York State Politics Gearing up for Huge Rent Regulation Battle, By Oscar Perry Abello, Next City, January 17, 2019

Cuomo offers no change to charity care formula, prompting push by city, advocates, By Dan Goldberg and Amanda Eisenberg, Politico, January 16, 2019

The Five ‘Myths’ of Rent Regulation in New York, By Sadef Ali Kully, City Limits, January 16, 2019

Study Shows How Weakened Rent Laws Cost NYC More Than 150,000 Rent-Regulated Apartments, by Neil deMause, Gothamist, January 16, 2019

Eliminating Dental Woes Without Worrisome Debt, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, January 16, 2019

In Retirement, They Find Rewards in Volunteering, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, January 16, 2019

A Mitchell-Lama Co-op Keeps Its Options Open, Bill Morris in Bricks & Bucks, Habitat, January 16, 2019

Cuomo backs rent reform agenda in State of the State speech, By Janaki Chadha and Sally Goldenberg, Politico, January 15, 2019

Cuomo says ‘someone needs to be in charge’ of broken MTA, By Carl Campanile, New York Post, January 15, 2019

New York City experiments with health care for all, By Walecia Konrad, By CBS News, January 11, 2019

Five Takeaways From Mayor Bill de Blasio’s State of the City Address, By Jeffery C. Mays, New York Times, January 10, 2019

Guaranteeing Healthcare for All New Yorkers, WNYC/The Brian Lehrer Show, January 9, 2019

Most 311 Calls Summoning Cops Come From Gentrified Areas: Study, By Kathleen Culliton, Patch Staff, January 8, 2019

New Report Shows Gentrifiers Use Police to Terrorize Communities of Color—Without Even Calling 911, By Anne Branigin, The Root, January 8, 2019

Fair Fares launches, disappointing advocates who hoped for more,  By Gloria Pazmino, Politico, January 7, 2019

Is this fair? De Blasio's rocky roll out of discounted MetroCards for the poor continues, By Daily News Editorial Board, January 5, 2019

De Blasio rolls out 'Fair Fares' discount MetroCards — late, and to a small fraction of those who qualify, By Dan Rivoli  and Jillian Jorgensen, Daily News, January 4, 2019

After Botched Rollout, Only A Fraction Of Poor NYers Will Have Access To Fair Fares, By Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist, January 4, 2019

Of 800,000 Poor New Yorkers, Only 30,000 Can Get the New Half-Priced MetroCards, By J. David Goodman and Jeffery C. Mays, New York Times, January 4, 2019

New York City’s Poor Were Promised Half-Priced MetroCards. They’re Still Waiting, By Emma G. Fitzsimmons, New York Times, January 4, 2019

Stringer wants 'total accounting' for Fair Fares as de Blasio refuses to provide details on delayed Fair Fares program, By Jillian Jorgensen  and Dan Rivoli, Daily News, January 3, 2019

Advocates Blast Delayed Details on City's 'Fair Fares' Program, By Van Tieu, NY1, January 3, 2019

Stringer Calls On De Blasio To Detail 'Fair Fares' Program, CBS New York, January 3, 2019

Fair Fares target launch date passes with no news from de Blasio administration, By Vincent Barone, amNY, January 3, 2019

Malestar por retraso en inicio del programa de ‘MetroCards para pobres’, By José Martínez, El Diario, January 3, 2019

The Fare Fight Over Turnstile Jumpers, WNYC, January 3, 2019

The MTA just trolled de Blasio over half-priced MetroCard program, By Danielle Furfaro, New York Post, January 2, 2019

2018 Press Coverage

De Blasio On Nonexistent Fair Fares Rollout:  “If You Build It They Will come” By Christopher Robbins, Gothamist, December 28, 2018

Fair Fares evasion: As the deadline to implement the program approaches, de Blasio fumbles implementation, By Daily News Editorial Board, December 26, 2018

New York City’s Public Housing Is in Crisis. Will Washington Take Control?, By Luis Ferré-Sadurní, New York Times, December 26, 2018

 Streetsies 2018: Transit Project of the Year: Fair Fares, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, December 26, 2018

CityViews: The New York City Subway Should Be Free, By Cody Lyon, City Limits, December 19, 2018

Mother Goes Back to School to ‘Lead by Example’ for Her Children, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 19, 2018

Report: Losing A Fraction Of NYCHA Housing Would Cause 'Permanent Damage' To NYC, By Frank G. Runyeon, Gothamist, December 19, 2018

A Federal Takeover of NYCHA?, Published by The Brian Lehrer Show, WNYC, December 18, 2018

Fixing NYCHA is crucial to NYC economy: Report, By Kristin Toussaint, Metro, December 18, 2018

Advocates want pay-per-ride MetroCards offered in low-income transit discount plan, By Dan Rivoli, Daily News, December 18, 2018

Fair Fares program is weeks from launch, but advocates say city is slacking on details, By Vincent Barone, amny, December 18, 2018

When His Wife Died, His Mother Helped Him Parent. Now She Needs Him, Too, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 17, 2018

Fair Fares Program Is Supposed To Start In 2019, But The City Has Yet To Release A Plan, By Stephen Nessen,  WNYC/Gothamist, December 17, 2018

Judicial receivership is better than HUD takeover: What NYCHA needs, By David R. Jones, Daily News, December 14, 2018

The Obstacles Facing Single-Payer in New York are Precisely Why People Want It By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, December 12, 2018

If De Blasio Loses Control of NYCHA, What Comes Next?, By Inside City Hall, NY1 News, December 12, 2018

MTA Board Approves $17 Billion Budget Despite Concerns Over Looming Fare Increases, By Paul Berger, Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2018

Language Was an Obstacle, but Not a Barrier, By Remy Tumin, New York Times Neediest, December 12, 2018

Behind Google’s Salad Bar, a Single Mother Who Found the Right Kitchen, By Remy Tumin, New York Times Neediest, December 4, 2018

MTA claims fare evasions, over 500,000 daily, compound budget crisis, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, December 4, 2018

MTA will have execs, cops physically block fare-beaters, By Danielle Furfaro, New York Post, December 3, 2018

MTA plans a fare-evasion crackdown, after a spike it partly attributes to Cy Vance, By Dana Rubinstein, Politico Pro, December 3, 2018

After Years Spent Working for a Diploma, He’s Eager for a New Role, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, December 3, 2018

Comptroller Says Housing Plan is Failing, Calls for More Units for Low-Income NYers, By Jarrett Murphy, City Limits, November 29, 2018

After Homelessness, ‘I Just Wanted Security’, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, November 28, 2018

From Rent Regs to Rezonings, 2019 Will Feature Key Housing Policy Fights, By Sadef Ali Kully, City Limits, November 28, 2018

Group presents 3 options, but no consensus, for changing charity care formula, By Dan Goldberg, Politico, November 27, 2018

The state of inequality: New York's safety net is made possible by the very inequality it targets, By Greg David, Crain’s New York Business, November 25, 2018

Reunion With Someone Who Helped Him, and Plans for Paying It Forward, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, November 20, 2018

Half-Priced MetroCard Program Will Launch in ’19, But With Limits, By Jeanmarie Evelly, City Limits, November 19, 2018

To diversify its new digs, Amazon should cut checks, By Greg David, Crain's New York Business, November 19, 2018

In 2019, Congestion Pricing Needs to be a Cornerstone of A Fairer City, By Kate Slevin,  City Limits, November 21, 2018

MTA and City Screw Working Poor with So-Called ‘Fair Fares’, By David Meyer, Streetsblog, November 15, 2018

Half-priced MetroCards for lower-income New Yorkers coming with New Year, By Dan Rivoli and Michael Gartland, Daily News, November 14, 2018

Fair Fares stipulation on MetroCard would exclude NYC's poorest, advocates say, By Vincent Barone, amNewYork, November 14, 2018

Fair Fares program: Only unlimited-ride MetroCards will be discounted, By Stacey Delikat, Fox 5 News, November 14, 2018

MTA's 'Fair Fares' Discount MetroCard Program Will Launch Without A Single Ride Option, By Stephen Nessen, Gothamist, November 14, 2018

He Lost His Mother and His Neighborhood. A New Career Path Could Lead Him Back, By John Otis, New York Times Neediest, November 14, 2018  

Which NYC districts have the most rent-regulated or public housing?, By Zach Williams, City & State, November 12, 2018

‘How Can I Help?’ Meet 5 People Who Serve the Community, By John Otis and Remy Tumin, New York Times Neediest, November 10, 2018

Term Limits Aren’t What Will Strengthen the City’s Community Boards, By Tom Waters, City Limits, November 5, 2018

NYC is offering the SHSAT during school hours to boost diversity, but it’s mostly benefitting white and Asian students, By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, November 1, 2018

City Voter Guide Mistakenly Tells Paroled Felons They Can't Vote, WNYC News, By Beth Fertig, October 31, 2018

The Movement for More Equitable Transit Fares, By Angie Schmitt, Streetsblog, October 26, 2018

What Data Tells Us About Latinos in NYC, NPR, October 26, 2018

Advocates Seek Drug Offender Criminal Histories to be Expunged, By Capital Tonight Staff, October 22, 2018

Here's Ticket to Jail (For Some): Study Finds Massive Racial Disparities in Fare Evasion Arrests, By Peter Rugh, The Indypendent, October 22, 2018

Here's How New Yorkers Make It in the Big Apple on $15 an Hour, By Anne Kadet, Wall Street Journal, October 16, 2018

Punishment is a Contagion That Afflicts Us All, By Kimberly Westcott, City Limits, October 10, 2018

David Jones was recognized by City & State's rankings of the city's most influential leaders in the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors, October 8, 2018

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 D

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