MTA facing historic budget crisis

With ridership way down due to the pandemic, the MTA is facing an epic budget crisis and is threatening massive service cuts to make up the difference.

Subway, bus riders face $50 fine for refusing to wear a mask

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he worries about an influx of car traffic into New York City and said he hopes the penalty will help encourage New Yorkers to return to public transit by lowering the possibility of getting infected while using transit.

MTA requesting federal funding

The MTA is pleading for help from federal lawmakers to try and stay afloat as it is currently losing $200M a week due to decreased ridership.