This came in from Borough President Marty Markowitz’ office. We’re not sure if “other routes” includes the B4, which serves many elderly residents and will see weekend service eliminated, but we thought we’d pass it along for those who may be interested:
BP MARKOWITZ, ELECTED OFFICIALS, DISABILITY ADVOCATES TO PROTEST MTA CUTS TO B51, B39 AND OTHER BUS ROUTES
Student MetroCards saved, but not service for seniors and riders with disabilities
TUESDAY, JUNE 22
BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL
209 JORALEMON STREET
BETWEEN COURT AND ADAMS STREETS
On Tuesday, June 22, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz will join elected officials, seniors, riders with disabilities and disability advocates at a press conference to denounce MTA service cuts, including the elimination of the B51 and B39 bus lines and cuts to other routes that service passengers who are elderly or have disabilities.