Hochul and Adams take tag-team approach to subway homelessness

Declaring it a “new day” for New York, Gov. Kathy Hochul and New York City Mayor Eric Adams appeared together in Lower Manhattan on Thursday to announce a joint approach to tackling homelessness on the subway. The plan will see cops’ presence and visibility heightened on trains with a stricter focus on serious crime, and new teams of social workers and medical professionals devoted to homeless outreach. New York City has struggled with how to approach homelessness in the subway system in the past, and so far, the new plan is lacking in details.

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