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Press Release
May 6, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Foye Appears on WCBS 880 to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on WCBS 880 with Steve Scott to discuss the MTA’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Steve Scott: Good morning, I'm Steve Scott. Here is our big story at 7:15 on Wednesday, May 6: New York City subway trains are rolling again this morning after shutting down overnight for cleaning. MTA Chairman Pat Foye is on our Newsline. Mr. Foye, good morning.

Patrick J. Foye: Steve, good morning, how are you?

Press Release
May 5, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman Foye Appears on WCBS 880 with Michael Wallace to Discuss the MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on WCBS 880 with Michael Wallace to discuss the MTA's ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Michael Wallace: The daily shut downs of the subways from 1 to 5 a.m. for disinfecting begin tonight. On our Newsline MTA Chairman and CEO Pat Foye Thanks for joining us again, we appreciate it.

Pat Foye: Michael, thanks for having me.

Press Release
May 4, 2020
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MTA Details Unprecedented 24/7 Cleaning Operation and New MTA Essential Plan Night Service During Subway Closure 1-5 a.m.

NYCT, LIRR and Metro-North Begin Most Aggressive Cleaning and Disinfecting Regimen in MTA History, Leveraging Innovative Antimicrobial and UV Technology

MTA Launches Essential Plan Night Service Significantly Increasing the Number of Bus Trips by 76% and Number of Buses Deployed by Nearly 150% During the Overnight

Sign Up for More Information on MTA Essential Connector at mta.info/overnight 

Press Release
May 1, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman Foye Appears on 1010 WINS to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

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).

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Brigitte Quinn:  Joining us live on the 1010 WINS News Line this morning is MTA Chairman Pat Foye. Pat, good morning. Thanks for being with us. 

Patrick J. Foye: Good morning Brigitte, how are you?

Press Release
May 1, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Foye Appears on NY1 to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on NY1 Mornings on 1 with Pat Kiernan to discuss the MTA’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
May 1, 2020
IMMEDIATE
TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Foye Appears on WCBS 880 to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on WCBS 880 with Steve Scott to discuss the MTA’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Steve Scott: Starting next Wednesday the New York City subways will be shut down during the overnight, so every surface of every train can be scrubbed down, every night. On our Newsline, MTA Chairman Pat Foye. Mr. Foye good morning, good to talk with you again.

Patrick J. Foye: Steve, good morning. Good to talk with you.

Press Release
April 30, 2020
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MTA Announces Overnight Closure of Subway for Deep Cleaning, Launches “Essential Connector” for Heroic Frontline Workers During Ongoing Covid-19 Pandemic

MTA to Close Subway From 1 – 5 a.m. Beginning May 6 to Deep Clean & Disinfect Every Train & Bus Every Night & Further Test Innovative Cleaning Solutions

MTA to Launch “Essential Connector” Service to Continue Moving Heroic Frontline Workers; LIRR, Metro-North, New York City Transit and MTA Bus Service Continue Under MTA Essential Service Plan with Enhancements Along High Ridership Routes

New York City Has Agreed to Deploy Additional NYPD to Ensure Safety and Security of System Overnight

Press Release
April 29, 2020
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Empire State Building Will Shine Blue to Honor MTA Workforce Tonight

The heroic workforce of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) will be honored Wednesday night by the Empire State Building, which will be illuminated in the official blue of the MTA. The lights will turn blue starting at 7:51 p.m.

Press Release
April 25, 2020
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MTA Significantly Expands Locations for Employee Temperature Testing Since Launch
Press Release
April 22, 2020
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MTA Board Unanimously Ratifies Family Benefits Agreement Recognizing Heroic Sacrifice by Frontline Workers During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Board today unanimously ratified the first-in-the-nation COVID-19 Family Benefits Agreement. The MTA has reached 41 agreements with 26 different unions to honor their heroic service and sacrifice following initial agreements with Transport Workers Union Local 100 (TWU), the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, Transportation Workers (SMART), International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 808 (IBT).

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