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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
Patrick Cashin / Metropolitan Transportation Authority
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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Patrick Foye
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 15, 2020 - 2:17 pm
A Long Island Rail Road employee has tested positive for COVID-19.
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Subway car
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 10, 2020 - 3:50 pm
MTA Chairman Pat Foye on Tuesday said it’s safe to ride the subways and buses, but advised some commuters to “avoid crowds” if they are sick or part of the at-risk population.
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Kristie Keleshian
March 09, 2020 - 4:10 pm
The MTA on Monday announced crews are doing all they can to ensure riders are protected from the coronavirus and stressed that buses and subways are safe.
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MTA subway cleaning coronavirus
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Steve Burns
March 07, 2020 - 6:42 pm
A city councilmember on Saturday accused the MTA of neglecting poorer communities in its coronavirus-related cleaning, while the MTA is vehemently defending itself.
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Blurred subway train
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Kimberly Dole
March 05, 2020 - 9:33 am
A subway conductor was seriously injured after a man hit him in the head with a bat or a pipe, Wednesday night in Brooklyn, officials say.
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L train
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Kimberly Dole
March 04, 2020 - 8:48 am
A water-main break at Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn on Wednesday caused some chaos and delays during the morning rush.
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