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Press Release
April 22, 2020
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MTA Prevents Greenhouse Gases By 17 Million Metric Tons Annually

Earth Day Serves As Critical Reminder of MTA’s Value To Region; Authority Continues To Undertake Initiatives Aimed At Making New York City Area a More Livable and Resilient Place To Live, Work and Play

See Pictures and Video of Test of NYC Subway ‘Flex Gate’ Conducted Today

Press Release
April 20, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye Appears on PIX 11 Evening News with Kori Chambers to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on PIX 11 Evening News with Kori Chambers to discuss the MTA's ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
April 20, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye Appears on WCBS 880 with Michael Wallace to Discuss 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: Some City Council members are calling for the subways and buses to stop running to try to stop the spread of coronavirus. MTA Chairman Pat Foye is joining us on our Newsline. Pat, thanks for being with us for a few minutes. Is shutting down even an option for you at this point?

Press Release
April 20, 2020
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MTA Announces More Than 5,000 Employees Have Returned to Work After Quarantines

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) today announced that the number of employees who have returned to work following mandatory quarantines is now higher than those still out on quarantine. Systemwide, 5,033 employees have returned to work, compared with 4,112 employees are currently out on quarantine.

Press Release
April 19, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman Foye Appears on MSNBC to Discuss Ongoing Response to COVID-19

MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye appeared on MSNBC’s “Kasie DC” with Kasie Hunt to discuss the MTA’s ongoing response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Press Release
April 18, 2020
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MTA Launches ‘Keep Them Covered’ Campaign as New Yorkers Now Required to Wear Face Coverings While Riding Public Transportation

MTA Launches New Signage and Announcements on More than 7,000 Digital Screens, In Stations, and on Board Trains, Buses and Paratransit Vehicles Across NYC Transit, Metro-North and LIRR

View the New Digital and Printed Signage Here & Listen to the PSAs Here

 

Press Release
April 17, 2020
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MTA Receives More Than 1 Million New Masks and Gloves This Week to Distribute to Heroic Frontline Employees
Press Release
April 16, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye Appears on WCBS 880 with Michael Wallace to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Michael Wallace: The MTA is asking Congress for nearly 4 billion more dollars in emergency funding, its ridership has plummeted 95%. MTA Chairman Pat Foye is joining us on our Newsline here on WCBS. Chairman Foye, how much federal aid have you received so far at the MTA and when do you anticipate you'll run out?

Press Release
April 16, 2020
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MTA Issues Emergency Request for $3.9 Billion in Federal Aid as Congress Considers Next COVID-19 Relief Package

MTA Releases Third-Party Analysis Detailing Full Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic On 2020 MTA Operating Budget to Reach up to $8.5 Billion

 New Analysis Shows Worsening Drop in Toll and Farebox Revenue, Significant Losses in Other Dedicated Revenue Streams and Large Unplanned Growth in Costs to Ensure Customer and Employee Health and Safety

Press Release
April 15, 2020
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TRANSCRIPT: MTA Chairman and CEO Patrick J. Foye Appears on WCBS 880 with Lynda Lopez to Discuss MTA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

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

A transcript of the interview appears below.

Lynda Lopez: The MTA announcing a partnership with Northwell Health to give priority testing to COVID-19 to transit workers with symptoms. MTA Chairman Pat Foye joins us now on the Newsline. Can you give us details of this partnership? How will the frontline transit workers get better access to testing?

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