NYC Subway Suspends Three Lines Amid Staffing Woes

The New York Daily News reports:

The MTA suspended three New York City subway lines without warning Thursday morning as it faces massive staffing shortfalls from a surge in COVID-19 cases. The agency pulled the brakes on all B, Z, and W trains just before the start of rush hour.

Meanwhile, J, D and No. 5 trains will make local stops to try and help flummoxed commuters, the MTA announced on social media.

On Sunday, the MTA announced trains would be running “less frequently than usual” this week amid a jump in sickouts as the COVID omicron variant sweeps the city.

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