Sen. Charles Schumer says the COVID relief bill also includes billions of dollars in funding for the MTA.

“For subway and bus riders, you know the MTA was running into real trouble. I promised/ I tried to get $4 billion for them. That is in this budget, and it should keep our subways running, and our buses running without the kind of cutbacks that people were very worried about,” Schumer said.

The MTA would still face a $8 billion deficit as the agency confronts what the MTA chairman and CEO calls the “worst financial crisis in its history.”

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Sen. Charles Schumer says the COVID relief bill also includes billions of dollars in funding for the MTA .

“For subway and bus riders, you know the MTA was running into real trouble. I promised/ I tried to get $4 billion for them. That is in […]

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