24-hour subway service should be requirement for MTA funding, Councilman Rafael Espinal says

A city lawmaker is pursuing legislation to make sure MTA subways never stop running. Brooklyn Councilman Rafael Espinal is exploring legislation that would require the MTA to run 24-hour service in order to receive city funding. Espinal is looking into the City Council’s authority to do so following a report last week from an influential planning group, the Regional Plan Association (RPA), suggesting the service change in order to repair and maintain the beleaguered subway system.

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