Joe Lhota, MTA Chair: Implement Shuttle Bus Service along L and G Routes
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New York City Mayor
Michael Bloomberg
MTA Chairman
Joe Lhota
New York Governor

Joe Lhota, MTA Chair: Implement Shuttle Bus Service along L and G Routes

    1. Lincoln Restler
    2. Petition by

      Lincoln Restler

      Brooklyn, NY

In the wake of an unprecedented natural disaster, we are greatly appreciative of the MTA's remarkable restoration of 84% of subway service. Yet we are extremely concerned about the lack of mass transit access for residents along the L and G subway lines. These trains are not redundant - but essential lifelines for hundreds of thousands of Brooklynites.

As we await the draining of these subway tunnels, we hope the MTA will swiftly expand bus service. We strongly suggest implementation of temporary shuttle bus service along the L and G routes to connect stranded residents to active subway lines.  

This petition has been started by Councilwoman Tish James and Lincoln Restler.

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    1. New York Times covers shuttle bus petition

      Jen Johnson
      Petition Organizer

      As Subway System Is Revived, Some Brooklyn Riders Are Left Behind

      Some told themselves that this was a new era in northern Brooklyn, where runaway ridership growth had spurred added train service along what was once one of the system's forgotten corridors. Others were duped by the fact that, at first, floodwaters appeared most devastating to the subway lines of Lower Manhattan.

    2. Reached 3,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Renee Fleischmann EASTHAMPTON, MA
      • 9 months ago

      More transit options for my brother-in-law who lives in Brooklyn.

    • Casey Mendez BROOKLYN, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      G train is to slow and why did it take so long to come back?

    • Gail Molnar BROOKLYN, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      I can't get in or out of Greenpoint to go to work or medical appointments. The population here is booming, and every time a bus appears it is too crowded to get on. How about improving at least one mode of mass transit here for a start?

    • Bill Coleman BROOKLYN, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      I use the L Train Every day for work.

    • Martha Hutton NEW YORK, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      I can't get to work!


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