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Local Sales Tax Collections Up 49.2% in Second Quarter

Collections even surpass pre-pandemic levels.

Times Square in New York City

New York City in the Aftermath of COVID-19

EVALUATING WHERE WE STAND AND HOW TO MOVE FORWARD

Comptroller DiNapoli's series of economic reports show COVID-19 has decimated the Big Apple's core economic drivers. DiNapoli has reported on the impact of the pandemic on the restaurant, retail, and arts and culture industries among other economic drivers.


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Subway Ridership Dashboard

IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON SUBWAY RIDERSHIP

Comptroller DiNapoli has launched an interactive online tool of subway ridership that details where straphangers are, and are not, returning to the subway system, alongside neighborhood and local demographics, employment and income. While many New Yorkers and businesses turned to telecommuting to protect themselves from the virus, others have not had that luxury. As a result, ridership as a percentage of pre-COVID levels has remained much higher in lower-income neighborhoods than in wealthy ones.