Train delays? Signal failures? Overcrowding? These commuter nightmares have become the new normal because New York State doesn't give our transit system the support it needs.But get this, Joseph: Instead of coming to commuters' rescue, Albany now plans to divert dedicated transit funds to plug holes in the state budget.Governor Cuomo's plan would cut $40 million that currently pays for the operations, service and maintenance of the transit system. Many people blame the MTA for the quality of their commute -- but Albany holds the MTA's purse strings.New York's transit riders have already endured a series of painful fare hikes and service cuts. Stand with NYLCV and tell Albany that enough is enough >>Governor Cuomo is planning to divert these funds not just in 2014, but in 2015, 2016 and beyond. In total, nearly $350 million could be siphoned away from transit. That means today's commute could be considerably worse .If enough New Yorkers take action right now, we can send a message to our state leaders that transit dollars must be spent on transit needs.Urge our state leaders to reverse Governor Cuomo's proposed diversion of transit dollars and stop it from happening again >>Thank you!Marcia Bystryn, President
New York League of Conservation Voters
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