The fare hikes that the MTA approved this past week are the biggest sign we'll ever get that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is an overwrought, overrated, lousy, wasteful excuse of an agency. When steep price hikes are matched with deep service cuts, you know an agency is in trouble, likely beyond repair.
We cannot let this pass without a fight. The New York Daily News has been out in front of the issue. They've made their case for who to blame and how to make your voice heard.