“The M.T.A. wants more cops, we have seen subway crime go way up, and we also have seen ridership not anywhere near where it should be, to where we need it to be to get jobs and workers back in this city. If we don’t stop these crimes, people will not feel safe in the subways. There’s just no question about that. It will not take them to work, that will only hurt our recovery. If you’re elected, Ms. Wiley, how will you try to fix this in the first 100 days, especially what you’re proposing toward the N.Y.P.D.?”
transcript N.Y.C. Mayoral Candidates Debate Subway Crime
Candidates for New York mayor addressed rising subway crime in a debate on Wednesday, suggesting solutions such as more police officers and mental health interventions.
“The M.T.A. wants more cops, we have seen subway crime go way up, and we also have […]
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