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NY’s Governor Cuomo Announces New Transit Safety Plan

(photo from governor.ny.gov)

NEW YORK (77 WABC) – Governor Cuomo’s announced a new transit safety plan to address the harassment and assaults affecting MTA workers along with the growing fare evasion problems at a press conference on Monday.  The new transit safety plan adds 500 officers into the system to address these problems.  To come up with that number, 200 MTA officers are being redeployed, an additional 200 NYPD officers will be added to the new plan along with the reassignment of 100 bridge and tunnel officers due to the decreased need at bridge and tunnel crossings because of the cashless tolling.

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