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This edition: Gene Russianoff, Straphangers Campaign, (Pt. 1 of 2)

Episode Details

Original tape date: May 17, 2005.

In this first part of a conversation about the Straphangers Campaign, Mr. Russianoff explains how funds are allocated to the transit system and how these funds are used. He talks about the lack of support from the mayor and how the political gridlock in Albany and the city is impacting the Transit Authority's expansion projects.

Guest List

Barry Mitchell Producer, CUNY TV

Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY

Gene Russianoff Senior Staff Attorney, NYPIRG