The MTA During COVID-19: Nine MTA Workers Have Died, Overcrowding Concerns, and Now Fewer Trains
While much of life in New York City has ground to a halt, the MTA has continued to operate, but it's been tough. Nine of its workers have died from COVID-19, and nearly 600 have tested positive. The agency is running reduced service across the system, which many essential workers still rely on public transit to get to work. WNYC’s transportation reporter Stephen Nessen discusses the latest.
High School Music Class Finds New Rhythm Online
Students and educators are adjusting to a new era of remote learning online. It hasn't been a seamless transition. But at Harvest Collegiate High School in Manhattan, teacher Martin Urbach hopes music can bring isolated students together.
Amid Ventilator Shortage, One Hospital Network Turns to Sleep Apnea Machines As Stopgap
Northwell Health officials say they're using BiPap machines, usually used to treat sleep apnea, when ventilators run low.
Students Lobby for Online Voter Registration Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
A group of CUNY students want state lawmakers to legalize online voter registration here in New York City. WNYC's Brigid Bergin reports