MTA, Union Leaders Call For More NYPD Officers To Patrol Subways After Off-Duty Conductor Nearly Blinded By AttackerMTA conductor Gerard Sykes' face is bandaged and he's in the ICU. Transit leaders say the off-duty worker could have been blinded after being slashed multiple times on the J train.
Police: Emotionally Disturbed Man Barricades Himself In J Train Subway CarA man held an empty train car hostage Wednesday morning, shutting down subway service for an hour and a half.
NYC District Attorneys Say Time Has Come To Make Assaults On Transit Workers A Crime Punishable By Up To 1 Year In JailThe city's top prosecutors are are proposing the state to do more to stop assaults on transit workers, by changing the law.
Horse-Drawn Carriages Met With Protesters As Rides Return To Central ParkRides ran Saturday for the first time since March after being shut down due to the pandemic.
Subway Conductor Taken To Hospital After Attack At Brooklyn StationCBS2 has been told the 36-year-old MTA employee has been in and out of consciousness at the hospital.
NYC Transit Workers Ratified New 4-Year ContractThe Transport Workers Union Local 100 says union employees ratified the agreement with 66% of workers voting "yes."
NYPD Numbers Show Increase In Some Subway CrimesAll the MTA would say is that safety is a top priority and that the NYPD's numbers reflect the continued need to protect employees and millions of customers.
MTA To Install Cameras On Glasses Of Some NYC Subway Conductors As Part Of Safety InitiativeA subway conductor was viciously attacked on an A train in Brooklyn early Saturday morning. On Tuesday, the MTA and workers union responded.
TWU Local 100 Goes After Mayor De Blasio's Traffic Plan With New Ad BlitzTransit union leaders have launched an ad campaign criticizing Mayor Bill de Blasio's “Vision Zero” traffic plan.
Union: Develop Plan To Keep Some NYC Subways Running During Severe SnowstormsThe union president representing transit workers is calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to develop a plan that could keep at least the underground portions of the subway system running in a severe snowstorm.
Union, School Bus Company Avoid Looming Strike In Westchester Less than 48 hours before Transport Workers Union Local 100 members were to walk off the job at Mile Square, the union and the company reached a tentative deal that was supported unanimously by the negotiating committee, the union said on Saturday.
MTA Chief Pushes Back Against TWU On Subway SlowdownAn executive with the transit union went up against the acting chairman of the MTA today on the subject of subway safety and train speed.
TWU Creates New Art For Subway Slowdown CampaignTransit workers want to slow down the speed of subway trains as they enter stations, and they're taking action, graphically.
Transit Union Urging Subway Operators To Slow DownFliers 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.''
MTA Responds To Union's Allegations Of Docked Pay For Storm-Stricken Workers 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.