The subways are an integral part of our city and in many ways define who we are: having a 24/7 system
will be critical to our re-opening and recovery. Subways are the only mode of efficient transportation for
many workers of our city that never sleeps. Given the crisis the pandemic has wrought, we can see the
potential of overnight closures as a viable short-term solution to further ramping up cleaning and
disinfecting of subway cars and stations to protect essential workers.
View full statement here: 5.4.2020 essential overnight service