MTA Warns Of ‘Draconian’ Service Cuts Without $12B In Federal Aid

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK CITY — Service cuts of 40 percent. Longer waits for trains and buses. Fare increases. More than 7,200 employees permanently cut. MTA

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MTA Buses Soon Will Resume Front Boarding, Fare Collection

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK CITY — Free rides on MTA buses during the coronavirus pandemic soon will end as the transit agency literally reopens long-closed

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MTA Suspends Outdoor Subway Service Over Isaias High Winds

This post was originally published on this siteSubways will continue running underground until the tropical storm’s high winds die down, MTA told riders. By Matt Troutman, Patch Staff Patch

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Trump Says He’ll Throw Out First Pitch At Yankee Stadium

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Donald Trump said his friend Randy Levine, president of the New York Yankees, asked him to throw the pitch. By Matt Troutman, Patch Staff

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Revamped MTA App Now Shows Real-Time Bus Ridership Tracker

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK CITY — A new, real-time capacity tracker on MTA’s app and website will give riders a chance to see if their approaching bus is

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‘Operation Respect’ Urges Mask Wearing On MTA

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK CITY — Expect more than just side eye if you step aboard a New York City subway or bus without a mask. A new campaign unveiled by MTA

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West Nile Virus Detected In NYC Mosquitos, Officials Say

This post was originally published on this siteNEW YORK CITY — The new health buzz is it’s time to stock up on insect repellent in addition to face coverings. The West Nile

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At Least 5 Employee Coronavirus Deaths At BK Hospital: Report

This post was originally published on this siteThe coronavirus is taking a toll on non-medical employees at Brooklyn Hospital Center and other hospitals, according to a report. By Matt Troutman,

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MTA Touts Coronavirus ‘Temperature Brigade’

This post was originally published on this siteThe transit agency takes 3,500 employee temperatures daily to ensure the virus doesn’t spread between bus and train workers and the public. By

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