Riders at risk of massive service cuts as MTA billions in debt amid COVID crisis

New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), the largest transportation network in North America, is at a crossroads, operating on a $12 billion deficit through 2024. While foregoing an immediate fare hike, the MTA has threatened mass layoffs and service cuts of up to 50% as it faces the “the worst financial crisis in agency history.”

Technological innovation may be a ‘threat multiplier’ for Doomsday Clock

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By Liam Bohen-Meissner The hands of the famous Doomsday Clock remain unchanged at 100 seconds to midnight, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced Jan. 27. While the time of the clock stresses the risks of nuclear disaster and climate change, Bulletin scientists also expressed concern over some technological advancements. The clock serves as a […]