MTA’s $4 billion bailout backed by NY congress members who appeal to D.C. leadership

Since the coronavirus outbreak placed the MTA in the position of providing essential service to New Yorkers and losing billions to ridership loss from self-quarantine measures, members of New York’s Congressional delegation is backing the authority’s $4 billion request for federal funds.

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney issued a letter to House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi with several other representatives signed on that gave a hat-tip to transit workers and the importance of the MTA not only as an essential service, but one that transports essential service workers to their posts fighting the COVID-19 outbreak.

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