On Thursday, Local 100 members, along with its transit allies and other union members, took a stand against New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) recently proposed contract demanding cutbacks and concessions.
As the night sky fell over them, members lit up 2 Broadway outside the NYCT Headquarters as they stood along side their brothers and sisters, political figures and labor allies with signs reading “The Bleeding Stops Here! Take a Stand.”
When Columbus, Ohio was awarded the U.S. Department of Transportation SMART city challenge grant last year, local elected officials talked about bringing the city into the 21st century by introducing cutting-edge technology into the transportation sector which would be led by a group called SMART Columbus– but no one thought they would want to eliminate Bus […]
Two TWU Local 1400 members saved the life of a 69-year-old man when he went into cardiac emergency while riding a New Jersey Transit bus on June 4. The Ridgewood-bound bus just left the Port Authority terminal when the passenger started feeling ill. A fellow rider began performing CPR until police arrived, just outside the […]
Established in 1969, the Quill Scholarship Fund provides 15 scholarships worth $4,800 to college-bound dependents of TWU members. It is paid out every year in the amount of $1,200 to winners who continue to be eligible over their four-year course of study. The money is paid directly to the recipient’s accredited college or university and […]