Some of the seniors we spoke with. Top row, l to r: Rena Harrison, Stephen Warner, Gwen Sabria; 2nd row: Jayanthi Athukorala, Luz Nydia Salazar, MIke Chong; Bottom row: Adeline Mandell, Hilda Alers, Columbus Smith.
We asked 26 senior citizens at three centers around the city what they think are the best and worst parts about getting older in the five boroughs. Some of the answers were not what we were expecting to hear.
Many drivers and LIRR commuters in northeastern Queens, which includes several so-called “transit deserts” with limited subway access, remain skeptical of congestion pricing, even paired with proposed LIRR discounts.
‘As a city and state, we need to be cognizant that losing corporate tax credits would affect many of the things that make New York City what it is. Most important, it would directly impact the New Yorkers who live and work here. ‘
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