As our region reopens and the subways finally return to 24/7 service, New Yorkers are on the verge of discovering our next “normal.” The good news is unfortunately matched with tragedy, and it is imperative that riders feel safe on transit. With additional NYPD and MTAPD officers being added to the system, we continue to urge data-driven deployment decisions, and that officers have the training and necessary tools – including being paired with outreach and social workers – to be most effective at dealing with some of the most heartbreaking and serious issues.
Full Testimony Here: PCAC Testimony. Return of 24-7 Subway Service. 5.26.2021