transportation

A subway car on June 8th during phase 1 of reopening.
The authority issues a new “challenge” for tech companies to keep transit safe.
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City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.
Experts propose outside-the-box solutions for a healthy commute.
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New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg and Mayor de Blasio in 2018.
Polly Trottenberg on how NYC public transit is adapting to the crisis.
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Demonstration of UV disinfecting technology at the Corona Maintenance Facility on Tue., May 19, 2020.
Ultraviolet machines, antimicrobials and disinfectants are all at the MTA’s disposal.
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The Empire State Building lit up blue for MTA workers on Wednesday, April 19th.
It may be good for cleaning, but what about essential workers and the homeless?
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Evening rush hour traffic on the Grand Central Parkway.
Implementation will be difficult, but the transit agency desperately needs money.
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An MTA worker sanitizing a subway car in early March.
The coronavirus could derail all of the authority’s upgrades.
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President of the TWU Local 100 Tony Utano
TWU Local 100’s Tony Utano said the coronavirus pandemic makes it clear that mass transit workers should be celebrated.
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Bhairavi Desai (center), executive director of the New York Taxi Workers Alliance.
The coronavirus outbreak is kicking an industry that was already down.
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A lone subway customer wears protective gloves on March 21st.
Coronavirus has plunged daily subway ridership by at least 60%.
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