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Press Release
May 15, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman Foye Appears on "PIX 11 Morning News"

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on "PIX 11 Morning News" with Dan Mannarino today to discuss the MTA’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and post-pandemic transit strategies.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Dan Mannarino: Things are going to look and feel different for millions of commuters. So, here to give us an idea of what changes can be expected, MTA Chairman and CEO Pat Foye. Good morning, thank you for joining us this morning.

Press Release
May 15, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Foye Appears on FOX 5’s “Good Day New York” to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared live by video on Fox 5’s “Good Day New York” with Rosanna Scotto to discuss the agency’s ongoing response to COVID-19 and post-pandemic transit strategies.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
May 13, 2020
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MTA Distribution of PPE to Reach 1.9 Million Masks and More Than 4 Million Pairs of Gloves by Next Week

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced it will have distributed a total of 1.9 million masks and over 4 million pairs of gloves by next week across New York City Transit, the MTA Bus Company, Long Island Rail Road, Metro-North Railroad, MTA Bridges and Tunnels and MTA Police Department. Totals include 1.1 million N95 and KN95 masks and 800,000 surgical masks.

Press Release
May 13, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Foye Appears on 1010 WINS

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on 1010 WINS with Brigitte Quinn to discuss the MTA’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and the future of mass transit post-pandemic.

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
May 12, 2020
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Coalition of Nation’s Largest Transit Agencies and Labor Leaders Call on Congress to Deliver Robust Federal Aid for Transportation in Next Coronavirus Relief Package
MTA, NJ TRANSIT, SEPTA, BART, MARTA, TWU, ATU, TTD Demand Urgent Action from Federal Government to Fund Mass Transit – The Lifeblood of the National Economy
Press Release
May 12, 2020
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ICYMI: TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye Appears on The Wall Street Journal's The Journal Podcast

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on The Wall Street Journal's The Journal Podcast with Kate Linebaugh, to discuss the MTA’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

A transcript of the interview appears below

Kate Linebaugh: Have you ever driven a subway car?

Patrick J. Foye: I have never driven a subway car.

Linebaugh: Have you wanted to?

Press Release
May 11, 2020
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MTA Announces Virtual Board Meeting to Be Held on May 20

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will hold a one-day, virtual joint monthly meeting of the MTA Board and the Board’s committees on Wednesday, May 20, at 10 a.m.

Press Release
May 8, 2020
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MTA Leads Coalition of 15 U.S. Public Transportation Agencies – Who Comprise 35% of the National GDP – Requesting Additional Emergency Federal Aid from Congress

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye and the leaders of 14 public transportation agencies serving communities who generate 35% of the nation’s GDP in the United States requested additional emergency federal aid for transit systems in a joint letter to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and U.S. House of Representatives Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy.

Press Release
May 6, 2020
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During First Overnight Subway Closure, MTA’s Essential Plan Night Service Increases Overnight Bus Ridership by 76%

Approximately 14,500 New Yorkers Moved by Bus From 1-5 a.m. – Up From 8,300 on Average Recent Weekday, Proving Initial Success of Unprecedented 150% Increase in Operational Bus Fleet & 76% Increase in Bus Trips

MTA ‘Essential Connector’ Program Launches Pre-Book Feature to Enable Essential Workers to Book Trips Today for Tonight

Press Release
May 6, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Foye Appears on MSNBC to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on MSNBC with Katy Tur and Chuck Todd to discuss the MTA’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

A transcript of the interview appears below.

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