This Common Cause New York Flyer begins, 'Millions of New Yorkers depend on the MTA for their daily transportation, and they expect the MTA to make open and accountable decisions in the best interests of the people it serves. Instead, the MTA operates under a cloud of secrecy and impropriety. When its management decisions are made based on personal connections instead of merit, it's no wonder that the MTA is mired in mismanagement and reluctant to engage in full financial disclosure. Unfortunately, it's New York's straphangers and taxpayers who bear the brunt of the MTA.s lack of openness and accountability.'
READ: Common Cause New York Flyer: MTA: Public Authority Leaves New Yorkers in the Dark