Recent Streetsblog posts about transit funding

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$325 Million for Ferries But $0 for New Yorkers Struggling to Afford Transit

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Yesterday the mayor emphasized that the prices for single ferry rides and monthly passes are equivalent to those of single-ride and monthly MetroCards. But ferry riders hoping to connect to other points in the city will have to pay twice - for the boat ride, and again for the subway or bus. And most stops are in neighborhoods where the annual income is above the citywide average.