The Transit, Universities, Utilities, and Services Division (TUUS) is the union’s largest, representing bus and train operators, mechanics, engineers, supervisors, cleaners, ticket agents and other titles at some of the nation’s busiest public transit systems, including MTA (New York), SEPTA (Philadelphia), MUNI (San Francisco), COTA (Columbus), METRO (Houston), NICE (Long Island), Miami-Dade County Transit, and others.
This dynamic division also represents school bus drivers, para-transit and tour bus operators, as well as operations and maintenance workers at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Brooklyn’s National Grid, Columbia University, Julliard, Barnard College, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, and in cities, towns, and municipalities around the country. The division spans both public and private employers, negotiating and administering many of the industry’s leading contracts, and setting the standard for 21st-century organizing, with a successful effort to unionize bikeshare workers in Boston, Chicago, New York, and Washington, D.C.
For individual contract information, please visit the local website or contact your local.
Transit Division Updates
Transit Division Updates
Published 30 Dec, 2015 14th Financial Officers Seminar Held If running a local union is like operating a small business, then local secretary-treasurers are the chief financial officers. As part of our union’s ongoing commitment to developing members’ skills, TWU held a Financial Officers Training seminar at the Maritime Institute in Linthicum Heights, Maryland in […]
Published 07 Mar, 2016 Straight from the 2016 Legislative and Political Conference, the first of three TWU original videos! These fun, social media friendly videos, are all part of TWU’s Voter Registration Campaign. Share with the hashtag #TWULegCon. Up first, “Vote For Me.” Are politicians asking for your vote for themselves or for your best […]
Published 14 Jun, 2016 Brothers and Sisters: The International Administrative Committee is proud to announce TWU’s endorsement of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for President. As Election 2016 nears, we hope each and every one of you will consider this endorsement and the great privilege that comes with voting. We hear from many of […]
Published 20 Sep, 2011 On September 20 TWU members rallied on the steps of capitols and in the streets across the country to tell Congress “Don’t X Out Public Transit.” As part of a coalition composed of public transit advocates and allies, such as the Amalgamated Transit Union and the American Public Transportation Association, members […]
Published 24 Oct, 2011 Workers at Lakeland Area Mass Transit District (Citrus Connection) in Lakeland, Fla. and Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 in Pennsylvania will no longer be at will employees following their vote to join TWU locals 525 and 282 respectively. Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 The employees for Colonial Intermediate Unit 20 came out victorious […]
Published 02 Nov, 2012 Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to help eligible participants in the Union Plus Credit Card, Insurance or Mortgage programs who are facing financial hardship due to the disaster. The money does not have to be repaid. Funds are limited to the nearly $370,000 available in the Union […]
Published 19 Nov, 2013 Union members around the country are reeling from health care contribution costs—what Local 291 President Clarence Washington calls “the big gorilla in the room,” in every labor negotiation. Local 291, which represents Miami-Dade public transit workers, has long been concerned about its membership’s rising health care costs. Some members with dependents […]
Published 07 May, 2014 </div> <div>Local members of TWU’s Nevada/Arizona/Colorado State Conference got all hands on deck this Easter to pull off yet another in a series of inspiring community service projects—this time to support abused and at-risk children in the care of St. Jude’s Ranch for Children in Boulder City, Nevada.</div> <div>St. Jude’s Annual […]