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Governor calls on MTA to make stations accessible

New York Subway station

Governor Andrew Cuomo sent a letter to the MTA outlining what the transportation authority needs to do to improve service for commuters. His top priority is making all stations accessible for passengers with disabilities.

Some commuters who have disabilities say the Massapequa Park station is very difficult to get around.

“It’s been going on for 20 years. They’re not going to fix this, they can barely get the escalator working,” said Barry Auslander.

Back in July, the LIRR told News 12 that it was their priority to make all stations wheelchair accessible, but no one seems to know when that will happen.

In a statement the MTA said it fully supports Cuomo’s agenda and is working to address accessibility issues.

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