MTA Outlines Layoffs, Massive Service Cuts That Could Happen Without Significant Funding From Federal GovernmentAs CBS2 first reported Tuesday night, big budget cuts could be coming to the MTA, impacting jobs and service. That is, unless the federal government steps in.
Even If Joe Biden Helps Deliver Billions To MTA, Fare And Toll Hikes Look Likely For CommutersAs CBS2's Marcia Kramer reports, even with a new president, the money train from Washington is not expected to save commuters from fare and toll hikes. 
State Comptroller DiNapoli Urges Federal Government To Provide Emergency Funding To Struggling MTAAnother dire warning has been issued about the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's finances.
MTA Formally Bans Defecating On Subways Among Other New Rules 'Targeted At Minimizing Health Risks,' CEO SaysAll this comes as the MTA is in the middle of a financial crisis and considering raising fares and tolls, plus painful service cuts if no aid comes from the federal government.
FEMA Ending Funding To Clean Subways, Buses, Schools And Other FacilitiesThe agency says it's because the funding is not an "immediate action" to protect public health and safety. 
MTA Announces Service Increases In Phase 2 As Ridership Grows; Officials Urge Riders To Wear 'Masks, Masks, Masks'The Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced service increases on subways and buses across the five boroughs as New York City progresses into Phase 2 reopening and ridership steadily grows.
MTA Details 13-Point Plan As Phase One Reopening Set For New York City MondaySubway ridership is expected to be at 10-15% of pre-pandemic levels during Phase One, said MTA Chairman Pat Foye. Bus ridership will be about 30-40% of normal. 
Mayor De Blasio's Statement That Some New Yorkers 'Are Going To Have To Improvise' Getting To Work Draws CriticismThe mayor was asked what he would tell New Yorkers who don't have a car and don't feel comfortable riding mass transit as the city prepares to reopen. 
MTA Considering Reservations On Subways; Chairman Pat Foye Says A Pandemic Fare Hike Is A 'Nonstarter'The MTA chairman says the agency is looking at "everything" when it comes to providing New Yorkers a safe ride on mass transit, even if that means making reservations to ride the subway.
MTA Chair Talks Future Of Social Distancing On Subways And BusesFoye says everything is on the table, including the possibility of reserving spots on trains or buses and social distancing on subway platforms.
Cuomo, Former Mayor Bloomberg Detail Plans For Contact Tracing Program, Say It Will Be Shared Worldwide"If we do this right, it is a science, reopening," Cuomo said. "It is based on numbers and data."