New York City’s subways will resume 24/7, around-the-clock operations on May 17, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday — almost one year to the day after he ordered nightly shutdowns to facilitate COVID-19 cleaning.

“Today is a milestone for New York State, and a moment of transition,” Cuomo said, while also announcing the imminent end of “most” capacity restrictions across the region.

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“If you reopen economic and social activity, you also have to have transportation available. So we’re going to coordinate the MTA’s resumption of 24-hour service with the reopening.”

The move comes after months of pressure from advocates and elected officials to resume pre-pandemic subway hours, culminating in the last week with calls to reopen from Mayor Bill de Blasio and US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Read more at NY Post.