Wall Street debt pushes up NYC transit fares

New Yorkers are about to get their fourth fare hike in five years. Jesse Myerson explains who gets the raises

By Natasha Lennard

Published February 14, 2013 7:41PM (EST)

Journalist Jesse Myerson, in a video for NoFareHikes.net, explains how bank debts, not increased wages for workers, are driving up the price of public transport in New York (via @nofarehikes):

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