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Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials today joined with TWU Local 100 to call on the City to deploy additional NYPD officers and mental health resources to the transit system following recent attacks on employees in the subways, including three yesterday and two today.  

Intermittent Closures of Manhattan Span Planned for Both Directions

 

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span to/from Manhattan are scheduled on Friday, May 7, and Friday, May 14, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge lifts to test mechanical functionality and allow completion of routine preventative maintenance. 

Changes to Subway Service Between in Manhattan and Brooklyn for Two Weekends in May  

 

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye, New York City Transit Interim President Sarah Feinberg, MTA Bus Company President Craig Cipriano, Metro-North President Catherine Rinaldi, Long Island Rail Road President Phillip Eng, MTA Bridges and Tunnels President Daniel F. DeCrescenzo Jr., and MTA Construction and Development President Janno Lieber issued the following statement in recognition of Workers Memorial Day:

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye appeared on CNN International's Quest Means Business with Richard Quest to discuss the impact of President Biden’s infrastructure plan on the MTA, as well as how the COVID pandemic and vaccine rollout have affected ridership throughout the transit system.  

A transcript of the interview appears below. 

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick Foye appeared live on 1010 WINS with Susan Richard to discuss the future of public transit and responses to customer surveys showing concern over crime and harassment. 

A transcript of the interview appears below

Susan Richard: Joining us live to talk more about this, MTA Chairman Pat Foye. 

Patrick Foye: Morning Susan, how are you? 

Richard: Good. So tell us what is the MTA’s stance on this letter from the heads of these unions? 

Metro-North, Subway, Buses and Paratransit Provide Convenient Service to All Home Games 

 

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The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) wants New York City Football Club (NYCFC) fans to kick their season off right by taking the subway, bus, Metro-North Railroad or paratransit to all home games. NYCFC opens its season on Saturday, April 24 against FC Cincinnati at 1:00 p.m.