Commissioner Banks Grilled On NYC's Homeless Outreach ProgramSo far, of the hundreds of homeless the city has been in contact with, fewer than 15% remain connected to the system.
Examining The Effectiveness Of NYC's Homeless Outreach Program Amid Subway ShutdownIs this initiative helping, or just pushing the homeless further into the shadows?
Cases Of Mysterious Pediatric Illness Climb To 100 In New York City Alone, Up From 82He said of the 824 people who accepted help – either into a shelter or hospital – in the first week, 103 of them remain there.
Mayor De Blasio Says Subway Shutdown Is Working, City Making Progress Getting Homeless To Accept ServicesThousands of homeless people have been moved from packed shelters and shutdown subway trains into hotels all throughout the city.
NYC Expanding Antibody Testing And Telemedicine, Homeless And Domestic Violence HelpNew York City is expanding its antibody testing and telemedicine, as well as homeless and domestic violence outreach, the mayor says.
Homeless Rights Advocate: 'Terrifying' Scene On First Night Of New York City Subway ShutdownThe shutdown has been touted as a way to disinfect the trains and stations, but it's also meant to get the homeless out of the system.
After 2 Homeless Found Dead On Subway, NYC Details Plans To Reach 'Human Beings Whose Lives Came Unglued'The mayor has promised a safe bed and support services to every homeless person being displaced by the nightly shutdown of all subway service meant to give MTA crews time to clean trains.
NYPD: 2 Homeless Men Found Dead On C And 4 TrainsThe Metropolitan Transportation Authority has been struggling with a problem with the homeless during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus In New York: Cuomo Calls Subway Shutdown An 'Opportunity To Engage' Displaced HomelessNew York City subways have operated 24/7 for the last 115 years, other than blackouts, strikes and severe weather. For now, subways will be closed every night starting Wednesday.
New York City Subways To Shut Down From 1-5 A.M. Nightly To Be Disinfected, Cuomo SaysThe nightly shut down will commence at 1 a.m. May 6.
Police Crack Down On Homeless Individuals Sleeping On Subways, In Stations As Cuomo Calls For Increase In Train CleaningsThe MTA also announced some additional changes to its Code of Conduct on Wednesday.
Mayor De Blasio Offers Solution To Homeless Taking Over Subways, But Key Players Are Not On BoardAfter weeks of ugly finger pointing about an increase in the number of homeless on the subways, Mayor Bill de Blasio has offered a solution.
Coronavirus Update: Video Shows Homeless Taking Over Car After Car On No. 2 Subway LineWhile there's so much focus on having people stay off the streets during the coronavirus pandemic, there's another big problem happening underground.
Coronavirus Update: City To Put 6,000 Homeless, Some COVID-19 Positive, Into Local HotelsPriority will be given to seniors, anyone with symptoms of COVID-19 and those who tested positive for COVID-19.
Coronavirus Update: Fears Of Homeless On Subways Possibly Spreading Virus GrowThe homeless are packing New York City subways again, raising health concerns amid a chorus of demands that Mayor Bill de Blasio do something.