Andrew Cuomo — the governor who never saw an MTA budget he didn't want to raid or a splashy but expensive project he didn't want to push — will soon be gone. So what kind of governor should Kathy Hochul be?
Transit agencies need to do more to make sure their networks are comprehensively safe — and that may include reforming, defunding, or outright removing police from these critical public spaces, a new report argues.
Editor’s note: This article originally appeared on Transit Center and is republished with permission. On March 13, 2020, at the onset of the pandemic, the Federal Transit Administration responded to the emergency by enabling transit agencies to spend federal funds to run buses and trains. It was a break with longstanding policy. Normally, federal grants are reserved […]