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New York Times Editorial featured Dyson student Konner Ezra in "Keep the Trains and Buses Running"

01/21/2021

New York Times Editorial featured Dyson student Konner Ezra in "Keep the Trains and Buses Running"

The coronavirus pandemic is jeopardizing the long-term health of the public transit systems that provide a crucial circulatory system for major American cities — particularly for lower-income residents who depend on trains and buses to get to work, the market or the doctor. Konner Ezra, 21, said it’s simple really: Public transit makes it possible for him to live in New York City. If service stops being frequent and reliable, he would leave the city. Mr. Ezra, a psychology student at Pace University, rides the train every weekday to classes or to an internship. He said he worries about his health, and he tries to be careful, wearing a mask and gloves and washing his hands, but he said he has no real alternative.

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