NYC Subway Will Return To 24/7 Service On May 17

The New York Times reports:

New York City’s subway will return to 24-hour service on May 17 more than a year after closing overnight during the pandemic, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Monday.

The restoration of subway hours are the latest sign of New York’s recovery as more people have gotten vaccinated and city life has slowly begun to pick up. On Monday, some city government workers also began returning to their offices.

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority, which runs the city’s subway system, initially shut down subway service from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. on May 6 last year as subway ridership plummeted.

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