Benjamin Kabak of 2nd Ave. Sagas has
struck a nerve on his blog, with a discussion of an “uncomfortable issue”: whether or not the pension and healthcare benefits that the MTA’s unionized subway and bus workers receive are reasonable.
Kudos to Benjamin for addressing an issue that transit advocates seldom bring up.
A dollar to fund a token-booth clerk’s retirement at 55 is a dollar that’s not going into modernizing the system.
Feel free to join in.
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