Jay Walder

The Bergen Street subway station is seen closed during the transit strike - Brooklyn, NY - Dec 20, 2005 - Photo: NICHOLAS ROBERTS/AFP/Getty Images

NYC Transit Strike Started Five Years Ago Today

The relationship between the workers and the MTA is no better now than it was then.


2nd Avenue on the Upper East Side - New York, NY - Jun 22, 2010 - Photo: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880

Businesses Still Suffering Amid 2nd Ave. Subway Work

The first phase of the 2nd Avenue subway project is expected to last until 2016.


Subway riders stand on a number 4 train (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman Walder Says ‘Transit System Is Safe’

MTA Chairman Jay Walder played damage control Tuesday and said despite a recent Inspector General’s report, subway riders shouldn’t be worried.


The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 on May 11, 2007. (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Fare Hike Approved; Bridge, Tunnel Tolls Next

October 27 is T Day.


The MTA plans to install flat-screen information monitors across the entire system. (Photo/Steve Sandberg)

Info Screens To Help Straphangers Navigate Subway

The MTA plans to eventually install flat-screen monitors throughout the entire subway system that would display service information.


A New York City Transit subway station agent provides assistance to a man - New York, NY - Feb 23, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Nearly 200 MTA Subway Workers Laid Off

It’s an unlucky Friday the 13th for nearly 200 MTA workers who were laid off Friday as the agency tightens its budget belt and forced to hand everything back: badges, uniforms, and jobs.



MTA Chair Under Fire Over Fare Hikes

Demonstrators protested outside MTA headquarters Wednesday demanding that the Authority’s top gun, Jay Walder, be laid off.

CBS 2–07/28/2010