Fair Fares

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Steve Burns
July 02, 2020 - 5:08 pm
While the NYPD’s $1 billion budget cut received the most attention, the city also slashed funding for other programs, leaving many advocates unhappy.
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Marla Diamond
January 27, 2020 - 2:41 pm
More New Yorkers are eligible for discounted subway rides under the city’s expanded Fair Fares program.
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Rich Lamb
October 01, 2019 - 3:20 pm
How is New York City's “Fair Fares” program working? One advocacy group wants to have a look.
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January 04, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio and city officials outlined their plan Friday to introduce a program offering discounted MetroCards to low income New Yorkers.
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June 12, 2018 - 11:53 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio and the City Council agreed to an $89.2 billion budget plan late Monday.
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Dreamstime
June 08, 2018 - 9:23 am
The city is clsoe to a deal that would provide low income New Yorkers with reduced fare MetroCards.
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Rally For Fair Fares
WCBS 880
June 03, 2018 - 2:12 pm
Days before the New York City budget was set to be finalized, low-income New Yorkers on Sunday rallied at City Hall for half-price MetroCards.
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Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
April 11, 2018 - 2:16 pm
Now that the City Council has proposed half-priced subway and bus fares for New Yorkers living in poverty, politicians and advocates are putting the pressure on Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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