‘This isn’t the way to cut costs’: Brooklyn pols, union leaders blast MTA cashless payment plans

State elected officials joined the union for MTA workers on Tuesday for a Brooklyn rally to pressure the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to back down from their plan to end cash transactions at token booths throughout the system. 

Pols and union officials alike called the decision a bad move that will hurt New Yorkers and transit workers at a rally outside the Broadway Junction transit hub in East New York. 

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