TONIGHT ON METROFOCUS

January 15, 2019 at 5:15 am

New York City Transit Association President Andy Byford wants time to vet the last minute plan that might avert a 15 month shutdown of the L-train. We have the details. And, While Governor Cuomo tackles plastic bags, pot and control of the MTA, Mayor de Blasio hasn’t ruled out a run for the White House in 2020. Plus, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is setting her agenda, and perhaps her party’s point of view, as she settles into Congress. Also, the comedian, author  and social commentator, Colin Quinn, explains why he sees our perfect union as “dysfunctional and divided”.  And, the 18th Annual “No Pants Subway Ride” was yesterday.  Get the backstory on this  artful event.

Aired on January 14, 2019.

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