Transport Workers Union Local 100
An executive with the transit union went up against the acting chairman of the MTA today on the subject of subway safety and train speed.
Transit workers want to slow down the speed of subway trains as they enter stations, and they’re taking action, graphically.
Fliers were distributed last week by the Transport Workers Union Local 100 asking train operators to “enter every station as if there is a pair of yellow lanterns at the entrance.”
Hundreds of transit workers were not paid for allegedly not showing up to work ahead of Superstorm Sandy, according to a transit workers union, which claimed those employees had no other choice.
“We are going to let the MTA know that we will not tolerate their irresponsible disregard for the public need for transportation in our neighborhood,” Colton said at a rally on Saturday at the Ulmer Park Bus Depot.
The idea played to mixed reviews from several commuters in midtown Manhattan.
We see them scurrying around the subway on the tracks and sometimes even on the trains. Rats have become almost a New York City icon, but now a new campaign is hoping your rat pics will help rid the subway of the furry creatures once and for all.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is hearing it from upstate and downstate. Protesters, politicians, and union leaders want him to extend the millionaire’s tax.