Senator Golden and Councilman Gentile Law Suit Against Mta Goes to State Supreme Court Tomorrow

Martin J. Golden

October 20, 2010

Brooklyn - State Senator Martin J. Golden and City Councilman Vincent J. Gentilewill host a press conference tomorrow, Thursday, October 21, 2010, at 9:30 a.m., in front of Kings County Supreme Court, 360 Adams Street, on Cadman Plaza (West side of the building).

Senator Golden and Councilman Vincent Gentile will be joined by plaintiffs and supporters of a lawsuit they have filed against the service reductions to bus lines in Southwest Brooklyn which were implemented by the MTA on June 27, 2010.

Expert counsel, who will join the elected officials at the press conference, will present arguments to Judge Kenneth Sherman tomorrow morning. The elected officials are suing that the service reductions violate the New York City and New York State Human Rights Law. The communities are home to one of the highest concentrations of senior citizens in the City and State of New York.