NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A brand new report launched from the Metropolis Comptroller’s Workplace Sunday exhibits New Yorkers are deeply dissatisfied with subway service.
Comptroller Stringer says the greater than 1,000 rider survey — throughout all 5 boroughs — handed out a grade to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority that may pressure it, for lack of a greater time period, to repeat a yr of faculty if it have been a scholar.
“Almost three-quarters of New Yorkers gave the system a C or decrease grade,” Stringer stated at a Sunday press convention on the Higher West Aspect. “One in seven riders gave a failing grade. An enormous F.”
As WCBS 880’s Mike Smeltz reported, considered one of 5 of these surveyed stated they have been late for a job interview due to sluggish or delayed trains.
Stringer says the system has reached a disaster level, and needs to see a $three.5 billion bond issued to ship cash he says is required to repair the system.
“Let’s stroll right into a the voting sales space and do what we’ve executed up to now and spend money on our mass transit infrastructure,” Stringer stated.
The outcomes of the report are not any shock to riders like Michael, who tells 1010 WINS’ Roger Stern, “due to the delays at occasions, it has brought about some attending to work late.”
The comptroller says it’s time to start out listening to the general public.