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Max & Murphy Podcast: Transit Organizing & the Future of the MTA


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July 17, 2019 - Max & Murphy Podcast: Transit Organizing & the Future of the MTA

john raskin wbaiJohn Raskin, founder and executive director of Riders Alliance, a transit advocacy group, joined the show to discuss his organizing work over the past seven years and the future of the MTA as he plans to depart the nonprofit after several major wins, including Fair Fares, congestion pricing, and the broader era of renewed attention on saving the subways and buses.

Listen to the conversation and let us know what you think -- we're on Twitter @TweetBenMax and @JarrettMurphy. You can listen to the show through the embedded audio below or download the episode wherever you get your podcasts, under "Max & Murphy," and listen to Max & Murphy live on Wednesdays at 5 p.m. on WBAI radio, 99.5FM or wbai.org

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by Ben Max, Gotham Gazette
     

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