NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is shutting down its subway system each day from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. to increase cleaning of trains and stations during the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday.
Subway trains, which had been disinfected at least once every 72 hours, will now be cleaned once every 24 hours.
Cuomo said buses, vans and other alternative transportation will be provided at no charge to to essential workers while the subway is closed.
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