City Limits’ editor appeared on WNYC to discuss our report on Amazon’s lobbying and political operation in Washington state, the nation’s capital and our own backyard.
One of the MTA’s proposed fare hike options would raise the base fare to $3 a ride, which Access-a-Ride users say would unfairly burden them since they aren’t eligible for the MetroCard bonuses that subway and bus riders are.
New York voted against Donald Trump, polls show the president to be deeply unpopular here, and his policies have negatively affected many, like transgender people and immigrants. But the president’s increased military spending has meant bigger contracts and more jobs at some NY defense and supply companies.
‘I cannot imagine a tourist would be upset with a new tax, as $1 is easy to muster. Heck, even $2 is easy to swallow when you consider the amazing experiences that New York City affords tourists.’