MTA chairman defends hands-off approach to enforce Cuomo’s $50 mask fine – New York Post
MTA Chairman Pat Foye on Tuesday defended his agency’s light touch in enforcing Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s $50 mask fine.
MTA cops have fined just 10 straphangers in two months for refusing to mask up, Foye told reporters at a press conference in Lower Manhattan. The NYPD said it has issued an additional five.
But Foye claimed the hands-off approach has worked, noting that recent surveys by the agency showed 95 percent of people on mass transit have a mask.
“When an MTA employee enters a car, or police…