Low-income New Yorkers shouldn’t have to choose between paying for the MetroCard they need to get to work and buying food for their families.
I think we need #FairFares ASAP. Will you let me know what you think?
The plan would provide half price MetroCards to New Yorkers living below the federal poverty line, which is an annual income of about $25K for a family of four. READ MORE
Participatory Budgeting in New York City is going strong! We kicked it off in Council Member Brad Lander’s district over the weekend.
PBNYC is finishing up the Proposal Development phase of the process. Budget Delegates and Facilitators submitted their final proposals for city agency vetting and are now waiting for feedback. Once the feedback is received, volunteers will be able to decide what projects make it on to the ballot for the PBNYC Vote Week.
Vote Week is April 7th – April 15th! READ MORE