‘Creating financial barriers through such ongoing policies as fare increases for hardworking, low-income New Yorkers who contribute to the economic, cultural, and social fabric of our city is not for the public’s benefit. ‘
‘Some of it has to do with doubling down on existing policies but a lot of it has to do with things that we’ve been advocating for for years that are still not done. A lot of them are things we’ve been talking about for five, six years.’
A new short film extracts lessons from the experiences of community advocates in the Bronx, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles to inform neighborhood efforts at survival.