Despite Decrease In Passengers, Transit Workers See Increase In Attacks
Newark, NJ (WorkersCompensation.com) – Transit workers have long been subject to attacks while working, but in the past year, they say that while passenger numbers have fallen, attacks have increased.
According to the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) in New York City, ridership is down 70 percent in the subway and 50 percent on buses. Yet, assaults on transit workers are up, said Pat Foye, Chairman and CEO of the MTA in a letter to NYC Mayor Bill de Blassio.
Data from the MTA shows ...
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