MTA asks Congress for additional emergency aid due to pandemic impacting service

The MTA is asking Congress for additional emergency aid as a result of the coronavirus pandemic impacting service.

News 12 Staff

May 9, 2020, 11:12 AM

Updated 1,472 days ago

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The MTA is asking Congress for additional emergency aid as a result of the coronavirus pandemic impacting service.
Fifteen other national transportation agencies are also asking for aid.
In a joint letter to congressional leaders, the MTA says the nation's transit agencies would need an extra $32 billion to address the losses.
Similar requests have been made in times of natural disasters.
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