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.
Labor Day Highlights Importance Of Essential Workers Keeping Country Moving Throughout PandemicLabor Day celebrations are traditionally marked with parades. The very first was held in New York City on Sept. 5, 1882 as a way to honor workers for their contributions to our country.
Coronavirus Update: MTA Agrees To Provide COVID-19 Death Benefit For Workers' FamiliesNearly 60 transit workers have died, including three dozen bus and subway employees.
Union, MTA Outraged After No. 5 Train Conductor Hit Over Head With Bat Or Club At East Flatbush StationThe NYPD is looking for a suspect in an attack on a subway conductor in Brooklyn. The assault left the transit worker seriously hurt, and also disrupted service.
Fed Up Due To Rash Of Assaults, MTA Bus Drivers Gather To Say Enough Is EnoughAccording to officials, almost every week a bus driver is physically assaulted -- and the number of incidents is on the rise.
MTA Pulls 300 Brand New Subway Cars From Service Over Safety ConcernNew York City Transit Authority CEO Andy Byford said Wednesday two recent incidents "raised questions about the reliable operation of a door mechanism" on the new Bombardier R179 cars.
MTA & Union Leaders To Meet, Attempt To Avoid Transit Worker Slowdown Threatened On Black FridayThe head of the MTA and the Transport Workers Union are scheduled to meet behind closed doors to hammer out a contract agreement.
Demanding Answers: Mechanical Failures Causing Problems For MTA's New Fleet Of Subway CarsNewer does not necessarily mean better when it comes to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority subway cars.
NYC Transit Union Takes Aim At MTA, Starts Online Dirty Subway ContestThere has been some trash talk from subway workers about the sad state of trains. The Transport Workers Union is holding a contest for the photo capturing the train car with the most litter.
Gov. Cuomo: NYC Subway Trains Will Soon Be Speeding UpThere is some good news for commuters. Your daily subway ride may soon be faster.
TWU Launches Million Dollar Ad Campaign Vilifying MTA ChairmanThe contract battle between transit workers and the agency is getting bitter.
Mocking Ad Campaign Urges De Blasio To Pay Up More To Fix SubwaysTransit workers are taking aim at Mayor Bill de Blasio with a six-figure ad campaign that attempts to encourage him to contribute more to fix the subways.
De Blasio Says He'll Revive Carriage Horse Ban As Union Demands ProbeThe Teamsters union pulled out of a deal last week that would have restricted the horses to a portion of Central Park and restrict pedicabs.
Gov. Cuomo Picks Up Key Endorsements As Primary LoomsNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is picking up key endorsements from editorial boards and labor unions ahead of next week's Democratic primary.
Transport Workers Union Handing Out Bloody MetroCards To Subway RidersThe transit workers union is sending a grim message, reminding straphangers of the dangers of the subway system.