He plans to announce during his press conference on Monday that the MTA will resume 24-7 operations starting on May 17.
The call to restore full service came as the subway system saw its highest number of swipes since March 2020. Also, the announcement was made on the same day that 80,000 New York City municipal workers returned to their offices.
On Sunday, Senator Charles Schumer made his plea to the state and the MTA.
“This is New York City. People work at 2 a.m., 3 a.m., 4 a.m., that’s how we are,” Schumer said. “New York’s famous for having 24-hour subway service and we’re here to urge the MTA to restore that service ASAP.”
Right now, subways are shut down from 2 to 4 a.m. for daily cleaning.
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