A 24-hour problem: Public advocate calls for an end to ‘lazy subway safety’ policies

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams told city and state leaders on Monday morning that it’s time to fix another 24-hour problem in the subway system.

With around-the-clock MTA service having resumed after halting due to COVID-19 cleaning precautions, the contentious debate over subway safety is taking over the Big Apple. Many are calling for a greater uniformed NYPD presence both upon subway platforms and riding inside train carriages alongside commuters.

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