NBC New York: Lawmakers Get an Earful From Commuters During Subway 'Ride-Along'

February 19, 2019

Originally published in NBC New York on February 19, 2019.

Legislators rode the rails with commuters on a listening tour Tuesday morning that many hope will improve the transit system.

New York Sen. Mike Gianaris went on a the ride-along with the Riders Alliance  — a group that" fights for fights for reliable, affordable, world-class public transit" — to find out what needs fixing in the subway system and how the state can go about getting the work done.

Gianaris, a Democrat who represents Queens, boarded the N train from Queensboro Plaza and talked with commuters along the way to highlight how the subway system needs help.

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