NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Advocates for subway riders have asked straphangers to share their worst subway horror stories.
On Sunday the group Riders Alliance asked passengers at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center station to dish the dirt on their subway system experiences.
Riders Alliance is gathering reports of long delays, crowded trains and other problems and plans to send them to the governor and lawmakers to show the need for more funding for the MTA, CBS2 reported.
“We had people this morning, people passing by, and we would ask them ‘Do you have a subway horror story?’ And people would write their stories out in marker and we put it up on a poster board so that people could also see other people’s stories,” John Raskin said.
Raskin, the executive director of Riders Alliance, told 1010 WINS the organization aims to make it known that funding decisions have “serious consequences” on subway riders’ lives.
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