WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — It was no April Fool’s joke on April 1, 1980 when New York City suddenly came to a standstill.

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Web Extra: From The Vault: NYC Transit Strike In 1980

For the next 10 days, New Yorkers were seen getting around the city on foot — all with a little encouragement from the mayor.

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