New Yorkers to Congress: Save Our Subways, Rail, Buses, and Paratransit With $3.9 Billion More in Federal COVID-19 Emergency Aid
Powerful Collection of 55 Advocacy, Business and Labor Groups Back MTA’s Call for Federal Rescue Funds to Prevent Collapse of Nation’s Largest Transit System
New York, NY (4/23/2020) –Leaders of 55 organizations representing a broad spectrum of
New York’s economy and civic life today strongly backed the MTA’s call for an additional
$3.9 billion to rescue public transit service and maintain operations for the remainder of
2020. Signers called on New York’s Congressional delegation, which includes many
members of senior leadership in both legislative chambers, to make sure the MTA gets the
federal funding it needs to survive the COVID-19 emergency.