May Day Demonstration (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Heavy Police Presence At Mainly Peaceful NYC May Day Demonstration

Thousands of activists armed with flags, puppets and cow bells took to the city’s streets on Wednesday to rally for immigration reform and labor rights as part of worldwide May Day protests.


Local track at 14th Street A/C/E subway station in Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

MTA Chief Pushes Back Against TWU On Subway Slowdown

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.


Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer (file/credit: Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)

Stringer: New York City On Track For Twice As Many Subway Deaths This Year

There have been six subway deaths already in 2013. The circumstances in the incidents vary, but Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer said the rash of death on the tracks deserves a closer look.


Chalk Outline on Subway Tracks (credit: TWU100)

TWU Creates New Art For Subway Slowdown Campaign

Transit workers want to slow down the speed of subway trains as they enter stations, and they’re taking action, graphically.


New York City Subway Train - New York, NY (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880)

Contract Talks Resuming Between MTA, Union Workers

The MTA has agreed to several union demands including a provision giving subway operators three paid days off when someone is struck by a train, according to a published report.


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.