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Coronavirus New York City Subway
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Michael Wallace
April 02, 2020 - 5:29 pm
The MTA is out with some new guidance for riders, asking them to wear masks, scarves or some other kind of facial protection to reduce the risk of infection when using the mass transit system.
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MTA workers cleaning the subway turnstiles
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Steve Burns
March 30, 2020 - 3:19 pm
The MTA confirmed Monday that five more employees have died due to complications from COVID-19.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 28, 2020 - 7:39 pm
MTA Chairman Pat Foye has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Steve Burns
March 25, 2020 - 3:31 pm
A $4 billion bailout package is headed to the MTA as part of the latest federal coronavirus relief bill, but the agency says it'll likely need even more.
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Steve Burns
March 24, 2020 - 4:29 pm
The MTA will be implementing an "essential service" plan that will reduce service in wake of drastic drops in ridership, but keeps mass transit running for first responders, health care personnel and other essential workers amid the coronavrius outbreak.
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Steve Burns
March 23, 2020 - 7:31 am
MTA passengers are now riding citiy buses fare-free as the agency looks to protect drivers from the spread of COVID-19.
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MTA workers cleaning the subway turnstiles
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Marla Diamond
March 20, 2020 - 9:15 am
So far, 23 MTA employees have tested positive for COVID-19, but MTA Chairman Pat Foye says transit workers are continuing to report to work.
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MTA subway cleaning coronavirus
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 19, 2020 - 4:41 pm
The MTA announced Thursday that 23 employees have tested positive for COVID-19.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 18, 2020 - 8:54 am
With ridership down across public transit, MTA Chairman Pat Foye is seeking a federal bailout of $4 billion.
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An employee cleaning an MTA ticket machine
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Steve Burns
March 17, 2020 - 11:46 am
The MTA faces a “financial calamity” amid the coronavirus outbreak, MTA Chairman Pat Foye said in a letter "urgently" requesting $4 billion in federal aid.
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