Op-ed | MTA ready to welcome Joe Biden, longtime champion of mass transit

By Patrick J. Foye

The MTA is starting off the new year with renewed vigor, energized by the inclusion of $4 billion of federal funding and the upcoming inauguration of “Amtrak Joe” Biden.

The president-elect is a longtime champion of mass transit, and so is the incoming Senate Majority Leader, Chuck Schumer. As a New Yorker, Senator Schumer understands how vital a strong MTA is to the region and the national economy.

Having this kind of federal support should allow us to maintain vital service as New York recovers and jump start projects that will help improve our system for decades to come.

MTA Chairman Patrick Foye. MTA Chairman Patrick Foye. By Patrick J. Foye

The MTA is starting off the new year with renewed vigor, energized by the inclusion of $4 billion of federal funding and the upcoming inauguration of “Amtrak Joe” Biden. The president-elect is a longtime champion of mass transit, […]

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