Louis Kenny of Queens is organizing a grass-roots boycott of all MTA trains and buses on June 9 - just about when proposed fare hikes would go into effect.
"We can all car pool," said Kenny, 36. "If you can walk to work, walk to work. Take a bike. If you have vacation or sick or personal time, take it. We have to do something."
Queens man plans MTA boycott
The MTA is considering hiking the base fare for a subway ride to $2.50 or even $3 by next summer.
Kenny has been passing out flyers on the D and E trains, in Dunkin' Donuts and McDonald's restaurants and bus stops around the city.
The South Jamaica man takes the D and E lines, as well as two buses, to make the 2-1/2-hour commute to his job as a cook at a halfway house in the South Bronx.
He says that he would stay with friends who live in the Bronx on June 9, or get a hotel room near his job.