New Yorkers Want to Legalize Marijuana to Fix the Subway

As the state of New York considers legalizing recreational marijuana in the coming months, there’s one other issue that seems to be influencing politicians to support the cause, and it involves the subway.

Many New York lawmakers are proposing to legalize marijuana as a way to fix the New York City subway. Starting last year, the state of the city’s subways declined and now commuters often face lengthy delays. Subway officials say they need $40 billion to modernize the system, and they unfortunately can’t make all the money on their own. They’re already considering congestion pricing, a more at